Am 17.05.22 um 17:26 schrieb Sven Schreiber:
Am 17.05.2022 um 17:21 schrieb Riccardo (Jack) Lucchetti:
> On Tue, 17 May 2022, Sven Schreiber wrote:
>> with a Windows snapshot from April I found that the sample script of the
>> fsboost contributed package produces an error. This was weird because
>> the sample script of a package is always checked before approving it. So
>> I updated to the latest Windows snapshot from May 4th, but now gretl
>> crashes completely when running the same sample script.
>> I suspect there's nothing wrong with fsboost, and instead the snapshots
>> after the 2022a release perhaps include some serious bugs leading to
>> crashes - I'm also thinking of the other recent problem on the mailing
>> list about saving session icons.
> I have no time to debug this properly right now, but I found that the
> crash occurs here on linux if the "ridge" package (which is a
> dependency) is not installed. After intalling that, the sample script
> of fsboost runs just fine.
Thanks, Jack, interesting. But here I do have ridge installed.
But it seems to confirm that the problem is not with fsboost.
I already told Sven so but here it's just for the public list:
Unfortunately, I won't have time to look at it before Thursday.