[R] dump.frames, debugger and the "..." argument

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Wed Sep 28 17:30:41 CEST 2011

On 28/09/2011 9:59 AM, Jannis wrote:
> Dear List,
> i run R non interactively and use option(error = dump.frames) to reconstruct the cause of errors for debugging. One of the functions in the call stack however uses the "..." (dot dot dot) argument. When I run debugger() and try to browse to this functions' environment I get the following error message:
> Error in get(.obj, envir = dump[[.selection]]) :
>    argument "..." is missing, with no default
> Some googleing showed that this seems to be a more common problem but I was not able to find any solution.
> Any ideas?

Well, we're just over a month from a new release.  Post a reproducible 
example and this will likely get fixed.

Duncan Murdoch

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