[R] pause in function execution

Fuchs Ira irafuchs at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 00:09:08 CET 2009


Yes, Windows has that in the Misc menu, but I don't see a way to do  
this on the Mac.

On Feb 9, 2009, at 5:51 PM, Duncan Murdoch wrote:

> On 09/02/2009 5:07 PM, Fuchs Ira wrote:
>> I would like to have a function which gets data, does a  
>> calculation  and prints a result and then waits some number of  
>> seconds and  repeats.  If I use Sys.sleep, the execution is pausing  
>> but the  function output is buffered so that it all comes out when  
>> the function  terminates.  How can I get output while the function  
>> continues to  execute?
>
> Turn off buffering.  In Windows, this is a menu item. Presumably  
> it's possible on whatever platform you're using.
>
> Duncan Murdoch



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