[R] Error in postscript(....)

Marcus Eger marcus.eger at physik.uni-marburg.de
Mon Jan 22 16:26:04 CET 2001

Peter Dalgaard BSA wrote:
> > Error in postscript(file = paste(getpath(file), getfname(file),
> > as.character(num),  :
> >       X11 fatal IO error: please save work and shut down R
> Argh. I think I saw a version of this on a laptop I borrowed in early
> December and forgot about it when I couldn't reproduce the effect on
> my other systems. I had it debugged far enough to see that it was
> sending the main R loop into a spin where it was seemingly receiving
> an X event but never handling it.
> What did you do to deserve having your machine do this to you? Shutting
> down an X11 window with "destroy" triggered the effect in my case. It
> might be window manager dependent snce I've only ever seen it under
> FVWM2.

Yes, I 've got FVWM2 installed, but - as far as I know - I did not
any window or caused a similar event - though I am not totally sure.
The R process ran inside xemacs (21.2) with ESS on another debian 
machine (2.2) via secure shell.

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