[R] still problem with installation of locfit on DEC alphaev56-dec-osf4.0d

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Tue Sep 5 13:42:48 CEST 2000

Marcus Eger <marcus.eger at physik.uni-marburg.de> writes:

> Dear all,
> after building the R-1.1.1 from source on our alpha everything
> seems to work, but locfit still hangs...
> I installed locfit with install.packages(...),
> the installation process went fine, but calling locfit() blocks the
> R environment.
> Has anybody got an idea howto get to the roots of this problem?
> Thanks

Hmm. Perhaps if you start R under a debugger, i.e. 

R -d gdb

perform the steps to get it to block and type C-c which should drop
you into the debugger.

Then tell us where the loop seems to occur, supplemented with output
from the "bt" command.

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