[Rd] R freezes under Windows while loading package
murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Wed May 3 16:22:39 CEST 2006
On 5/3/2006 10:14 AM, Sebastian Manz wrote:
> we build this R package using C++ code and under linux it works fine.
> After installing:
> - R version 2.2.1
> - minGW gcc version 3.4.2
> - perl version 5.8.8
> it finally compiled under Windows as well. But, if we try to load the
> library, R freezes without stressing the CPU.
> Maybe someone had a similar problem and now has a simple solution for
Presumably the problem is in the DLL. Can you use dyn.load() to load it
manually? If so, you can set a debug breakpoint on each entry point,
and see where things are going wrong. Instructions for doing C-level
debugging under Windows are on my web page,
and more general-purpose instructions are in the Writing R Extensions
manual in 2.3.0.
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