On Fri, 02 Feb 2018, Michael Ashton writes:
> Where can I get the patch? I've never installed a patch for R...usually just
> Michael Ashton, CFA
> Managing Principal
> Enduring Investments LLC
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> C: 551.655.8006
The patched build (i.e. a complete version, not just
the patch) is available from the same CRAN site at
which you find the official release; just further
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Enrico Schumann [mailto:e...@enricoschumann.net]
> Sent: Friday, February 02, 2018 10:36 AM
> To: Michael Ashton
> Cc: Duncan Murdoch; email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [R] command line fails
> Quoting Michael Ashton <m.ash...@enduringinvestments.com>:
>> Fascinating. The script runs fine in 3.2.5, but won't run in 3.4.3
>> even with ALL lines commented out.
>> I have no idea what that means. I can't imagine I found a 3.4.3 bug no
>> one knows about.
>> Michael Ashton, CFA
>> Managing Principal
>> Enduring Investments LLC
>> W: 973.457.4602
>> C: 551.655.8006
> Just a guess: Could you try the patched version?
> There was some discussion concerning 3.4.3 and command-line arguments on
> Kind regards
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Duncan Murdoch [mailto:murdoch.dun...@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Friday, February 02, 2018 9:03 AM
>> To: Michael Ashton; firstname.lastname@example.org
>> Subject: Re: [R] command line fails
>> On 02/02/2018 8:20 AM, Michael Ashton wrote:
>>> I don't think it's the path or the slashes. I run other files in this
>>> same manner, with the same path to the script itself, and they go off
>>> without a hitch. Although this is the first time I am using 3.4.3,
>>> and the only script I am using that version of R for at the moment.
>>> Having said that, I did TRY reversing the slashes and got the same
>>> result. :-)
>> I'd try to determine if anything works with 3.4.3. If nothing does,
>> maybe you need to back out to the older version. If some scripts work
>> and some don't, then it shouldn't take long to find the offending line
>> by bisection: comment out the last half of the script, if it works,
>> that's where the problem is, so comment only the last quarter, etc.
>> Duncan Murdoch
>>> Michael Ashton, CFA
>>> Managing Principal
>>> Enduring Investments LLC
>>> W: 973.457.4602
>>> C: 551.655.8006
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Duncan Murdoch [mailto:murdoch.dun...@gmail.com]
>>> Sent: Friday, February 02, 2018 8:16 AM
>>> To: Michael Ashton; email@example.com
>>> Subject: Re: [R] command line fails
>>> On 02/02/2018 7:52 AM, Michael Ashton wrote:
>>>> Hi - Think this is quick help. Not sure how to trap what is causing
>>>> my simple script to run fine in R, but fail immediately when called
>>>> from rscript. I can put all sorts of traps in the script itself, but
>>>> when called from the command line the r window simply flashes and
>>>> There's probably a way to find out why rscript is failing, but I
>>>> don't know it and can't seem to find it online. To be clear, I'm not
>>>> really trying to save the OUTPUT of the file...it never even
>>>> executes as far as I can tell. I'm calling it with C:\Program
>>>> Files\R\R-3.4.3\bin\Rscript.exe "P:\Investments\Trading Tools\RV
>>>> Tools\myfile.r" And again, it executes perfectly if I open the GUI
>>>> first and then run it within R.
>>> I'd try using forward slashes in the path, i.e.
>>> "P:/Investments/Trading Tools/RV Tools/myfile.r" I don't remember if
>>> R processes the path to the script or whether it's done entirely by
>>> the shell, but they shouldn't hurt.
>>> Spaces in file paths sometimes cause trouble. If you put the script
>>> in a path with no spaces does that help? If so, you can probably
>>> escape that space, but I can't remember what the escape sequence is.
>>> (Escapes in Windows can be processed by the command
>>> shell or Rscript.exe or both, so it's hard to get them right.)
>>> Another alternative might be to change directory to that path and
>>> then use a relative path for the R script.
>>> Duncan Murdoch
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