[R] R crash

Ivan Calandra ivan.calandra at uni-hamburg.de
Wed Sep 21 14:15:32 CEST 2011

Dear Duncan,

Thanks for the info. I'll be waiting for it then.
I once tried to contact the maintainer of this package, but never got an 
answer; so I haven't tried this time. I'll try again.


Le 9/21/2011 13:45, Duncan Murdoch a écrit :
> On 11-09-21 5:12 AM, Ivan Calandra wrote:
>> Dear Barry,
>> Thanks for your input, that is indeed a very good idea (shame on me not
>> to have thought about it...).
>> As expected, it works fine on Windows XP, but crashes on Windows 7 at
>> dev.off (which means that the svg file is correctly created, but R
>> crashes every time, a bit annoying). This is therefore a devSVG problem
>> on Windows 7.
>> Now, does anyone know how to fix this?
> RSvgDevice is a contributed package; you should contact the maintainer 
> of it.  There's also an svg() device in the upcoming R 2.14.0 on 
> Windows (it has been on Unix-alikes for longer, I think); perhaps it 
> will do what you need.
> Duncan Murdoch
>> TIA,
>> Ivan
>> Le 9/21/2011 10:34, Barry Rowlingson a écrit :
>>> On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 8:57 AM, Ivan Calandra
>>> <ivan.calandra at uni-hamburg.de>   wrote:
>>>> Dear users,
>>>> I therefore don't provide a reproducible example and do not really 
>>>> extract
>>>> the relevant parts of the script because it has most likely nothing 
>>>> to do
>>>> with the script itself. I can do it though if you think it might be
>>>> relevant.
>>>    In which case you could reduce your code to something we can all try
>>> - does this crash for you:
>>> library(RSvgDevice)
>>> devSVG(file="foo.svg")
>>> plot(1:10)
>>> dev.off()
>>>    - if not then something I've taken from your script is causing the
>>> problem. Add bits back until it crashes.
>>>    - if it does still crash then its likely a fundamental devSVG
>>> problem, and you've now got something that hundreds of people reading
>>> this can just cut n paste and go 'me too' or 'crashes for me'.
>>> Barry

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