R-beta: POSIX and regcomp on SGI-IRIX 5.3

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Thu Jul 9 01:01:43 CEST 1998

"Matthew Kay" <mwkay at spud.me.wustl.edu> writes:

> I looked through the R-help archives and I found a few tips concerning the
> problem. I tried them (ie: I installed readline-2.2, regex-0.12, rx-1.5, and
> edited ./Makeconf and ./src/include/Platform.h to use the regex libraries.) and
> R compiled and installed with no errors. (However, configure still didn't find
> regcomp and I edited Makeconf and Platform.h after running configure.) Now,
> when I type help() R crashes and dumps the core:
> > help()
> Segmentation fault (core dumped)

Not much to go on there. It might be helpful to perform an autopsy of
that core image. What kind of debugger have you got available?

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