[R] Problems with R under Win 3.1

Richard A. Bilonick rab at nauticom.net
Wed Oct 14 11:51:42 CEST 1998

Thanks for straightening this out.

OS/2 either includes win32s or you can add one. (One problem is 
that Win-OS/2 only "supports" a win32s up to about version 1.25, I 
believe. This of course limits the programs that will run, like 
S-Plus Version 4.5 will not run because it requires a newer 

On 14 Oct 1998 17:52:19 +0200, Peter Dalgaard BSA wrote:

>"Richard A. Bilonick" <rab at nauticom.net> writes:
>> I've downloaded rsept31.zip, unzipped it and have been able 
>> to run it under OS/2. When I start it I get an error (error 
>> no. 6) but the package seems to run just fine using OS/2 
>> Warp 4's Win-OS/2 version of Windows 3.1. (I always have to 
>> tell it wherre the rprofile is. Is that normal?)
>Yes. Annoying, but...
>> I've tried to run the same Windows 3.1 version of R on a 
>> computer running Windows 3.1 (actually Windows for 
>> Workgrouops). But everytime I try to run it I get a message 
>> saying that the program is only for Windows NT. Does R need 
>> win32s?
>> Does anyone have a idea what is going on here? I don't 
>> understand why it would work under OS/2 and not under 
>> Windows.
>There's a win32s somewhere in OS/2?
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