[R] pause in function execution

Rolf Turner r.turner at auckland.ac.nz
Tue Feb 10 00:21:18 CET 2009


On 10/02/2009, at 12:09 PM, Fuchs Ira wrote:

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

	In my experience output is not buffered on a Mac.
	Are you actually *printing* out the results you want to see?

	Could you, as the posting guide requests, provide a minimal
	self-contained example?

		cheers,

			Rolf Turner
>
> 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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