[R] Q: how to interrupt long calculation?

Horan, Brian Brian_Horan at csx.com
Thu Aug 30 20:06:40 CEST 2007

On linux and solaris, I have had some luck doing a CTRL-Z (STOP signal)
and the resuming later... some libraries have issues (I don't recall
which) but...usually pretty good.

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Subject: Re: [R] Q: how to interrupt long calculation?

Paul Smith said the following at 08/29/2007 04:32 PM :

> The instance of R running will be immediately killed and then you can
> start R again.

But then I would lose all the work. There must be some way to merely
interrupt the current calculation. Mustn't there?

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