[R-pkg-devel] memory exhausted (limit reached?) and R3.6.0 memory leak in data.table

luke-tier@ey m@ili@g off uiow@@edu luke-tier@ey m@ili@g off uiow@@edu
Tue May 15 16:18:29 CEST 2018

Until there is a new data.table version available that fixes the race
condition you can use setDTthreads(1) to turn off use of multiple



On Tue, 15 May 2018, Bailey, Paul wrote:

> Hi Luke,
> Thanks for the explanation of the situation. I hope I'm wrong, but I believe that setting OMP_NUM_THREADS=1 is not something I can do inside my package, or does this help me for CRAN submission? You mention a user interrupt to reset the gc, but I can't do that either, right?
> I'm at a bit of a loss as to what to do right now.
> Best,
> Paul

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