[R] Permanent assignments

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Sat Feb 4 11:03:48 CET 2006

You may be able to get checkpoint software that will periodically
save the state of the computer, including memory, allowing you
to roll back to any point.   That would not be R specific.  I don't
know specifically where to get it but maybe someone else knows
of or uses such software.

On 2/4/06, Mikael Anderson <mikael.anderson at gmail.com> wrote:
> I was wondering if it is possible to have permanent assignments in R pretty
> much in the same sense that S-Plus works.The reason I am asking this is that
> I was  trying to load  a FORTRAN subroutine to R and for some reason it
> didn't work and R crashed and I lost everything which I hadn't saved with
> save.image() or other similar functions. I tried adding on.exit(save.image())
> to .Last() but it seems that if R crashes it doesn't get executed either.
> I am not saying that this should be the default behaviour in R but I was
> wondering if one could  have this as an option in R as well.
> /Mikael
> PS. In case it matters, I run R 2.2.1 under sparc-sun-solaris2.9.
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