[R-sig-Debian] Segfaults on Ubuntu 14.04

Scott Kostyshak skostysh at princeton.edu
Wed Apr 23 11:12:57 CEST 2014

On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 10:17 PM, Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd at debian.org> wrote:
> On 22 April 2014 at 22:06, Michael Rutter wrote:
> | I updated a laptop to trusty and added the RRutter Launchpad PPA.
> | Downloaded R and it ran fine.  So, I would try that repository to see if
> | it fixes the issue (https://launchpad.net/~marutter/+archive/rrutter).
> | Since the PPA feeds CRAN, there should be no difference but you never know.
> |
> | A couple of questions.
> |
> | 1. Did you do a fresh install or an upgrade of Ubuntu?
> | 2. Are you using any of the non-standard libraries like OpenBLAS?
> | 3. 32 or 64 bit Ubuntu?
> |
> | This is the first I have heard of the issue for Trusty.  Not sure shy
> | the Debian package works and not the I built.  Another suggestion would
> | be use the version of R from the Ubuntu repository (remove any new
> | sources) and see if that works.
> Same here. Home now, and fired up the (older) laptop I converted. R runs
> fine, both the pre-trusty version I had and the trusty version once I updated
> the sources.list entry. That was with 32bit.
> I stronly suspect a local issue.
> We would have heard from more than one user methinks.  We will try to help
> but it does not look systemic to me or Michael.

R from the PPA on Trusty with 64-bit is running fine here.


Scott Kostyshak
Economics PhD Candidate
Princeton University

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