[datatable-help] SO question on possible bug with "set"

Eduard Antonyan eduard.antonyan at gmail.com
Mon Jun 3 19:01:17 CEST 2013

As far as I can tell there are no out of bounds checks in "assign", so when
it calls memcpy it just overrides some part of the data.table structure
that it shouldn't. A simple out of bounds check would fix the issue.

On Sun, Jun 2, 2013 at 3:37 AM, Arunkumar Srinivasan
<aragorn168b at gmail.com>wrote:

>  Hello,
> I saw this question on SO yesterday:
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/16877027/negative-number-of-rows-in-data-table-after-incorrect-use-of-set
> I think this is a bug in "set". But unfortunately, `set` calls for c-code
> internally and am not good at using gdb within R. Any ideas of what's the
> problem here?
> Thanks,
> Arun
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