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Re: PSPP-BUG: PSPP bugs (was: Re: Membership request for group PSPP)

From: Friedrich Beckmann
Subject: Re: PSPP-BUG: PSPP bugs (was: Re: Membership request for group PSPP)
Date: Mon, 30 May 2016 19:08:08 +0200

Hi Thomas,

Am 30.05.2016 um 18:49 schrieb Ben Pfaff <address@hidden>:
> Hi Thomas, I'm redirecting this to the PSPP bug list.
> On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 07:38:31AM -0400, Thomas Hargrove wrote:
>> 1. When running a 2x2 crosstab (each variable has two responses) the
>> system completely freezes and PSPP must be reloaded if the Chi Square
>> box is checked under the Statistics tab. (The Chi Square check is the
>> default setting on first runs of crosstabs). Now I know that,
>> statistically, you shouldn’t run chi on a 2x2 grid. But complete
>> shutdown seems an excessive response. Is this a bug?
> This is a bug.  Thanks for reporting it.
> Probably, this behavior depends on the data to some extent.  Can you
> provide sample data, and instructions to use with it, that demonstrates
> the freeze?

Hi, i tried a short 2x2 crosstabs here on ElCapitan and I cannot reproduce a 
So we need a testcase where this happens.

>> 2. When launching PSPPIRE, the display boxes never seem to be
>> correctly sized. My workaround has been to click the yellow and green
>> buttons until the boxes display correctly. I tried running PSPPIRE in
>> a terminal window to watch what was transpiring and got these
>> statements:
> [...]
>> Any thoughts? My best guess is that both of these issues are PSPP
>> specific and not the result of a bug in Mac Ports.
> That is harder for me to answer because I do not use a Mac and I have
> not observed this problem in the GNU/Linux version that I do use.

Could you maybe send a screenshot of the psppire windows? I have it
here on El Capitan with macports and cannot see this strange behavior.

Could you say

a) which port version do you use (pspp or pspp-devel) with version number?
b) Do you use XQuartz from macports or as standalone application or +quartz 


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