[R] Error with 1.9.0 - Invalid HOMEDRIVE
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Apr 21 08:44:50 CEST 2004
Has this anything to do with `Invalid HOMEDRIVE', as given in the subject
line? R can only fail with one error message, so which is it, please?
On Wed, 21 Apr 2004, David Scott wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Apr 2004, Brett Melbourne wrote:
> > That exact same thing is happening to me too. It seems to be intermittent.
> > After a reboot, it might (but might not) fix itself. My older versions of R
> > also no longer work. R1.8.1 fails with the windows message "R for Windows
> > GUI front-end has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry
> > for the inconvenience."
> > This appears to have occured to me after installing the latest Microsoft
> > Windows critical updates. I have reinstalled R1.8.1 and R1.9.0 to no avail.
> > None of the other programs on my computer are affected, only R.
> > Is anybody else experiencing this?
> Yes. With 1.8.1 if the updates are installed R fails as you indicate. If
> the updates are taken off it works again. Bit of a problem here because
> the University IT Security runs checks on the updates and complains to
> users who don't have them installed.
> > Brett
> > Brett Melbourne, Postdoctoral Fellow
> > Biological Invasions IGERT www.cpb.ucdavis.edu/bioinv
> > Center for Population Biology, Storer Hall
> > University of California Davis CA 95616
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