[R] Use Rterm in rxvt for Cygwin?

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Thu Mar 6 21:56:13 CET 2003

On Thu, Mar 06, 2003 at 11:53:54AM -0800, Michael Na Li wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Mar 2003, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk outgrape:
> >  Rterm is a Windows application.  It works fine in Windows tcsh and in 
> >  Cygwin bash on Windows XP (and last time I looked, Windows 98 too).
> Rterm doesn't work (interactively) in Cygwin bash on our machine (Windows 2000
> SP 3, R 1.6.1).  (Not that I need that functionality). It gives error like,
> ,----
> | The instruction at "0x7800270e" referenced memory at "0x0000000". The memory
> | could not be read.
> `----

But under NT4SP6 it also prints

	~> Rterm
	Fatal error: you must specify --save', --no-save' or --vanilla'

and following that hint works, i.e. 'Rterm --no-save'.

> Use Rterm for batch processing does work, however.

And most importantly 'Rterm --slave' works for ESS :)


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