[R-SIG-Mac]Memory leaks associated with R on Mac OsX
Jan de Leeuw
Tue, 4 Feb 2003 11:29:00 -0800
Run R with the Process Viewer application open, and watch the memory
usage (and the number of R processes).
On Tuesday, February 4, 2003, at 06:07 AM, Joseph Kunkel wrote:
> I am disturbed by the phenomenon that after a large amount of R work
> on my Mac I become incommunicado via my Email client. Email sometimes
> does not connect to a functional and sometimes its window will not
> appear when prompted. Restarting the Mac fixes communication. It is
> only after I have done considerable R programming. I have a Ti80 with
> 512Mb memory running OsX 10.2.3 and having installed the Jan de Leeuw
> Jan 22 packages.
> It might be associated with R script failures (i.e. my errors during
> script development) particularly, although I have not examined this
> systematically. Have any other Mac R users experienced this
> phenomenon. Are there memory leak issues associated with R or R
> script failures?
> Joseph G. Kunkel, Professor
> Biology Department
> University of Massachusetts Amherst
> Amherst MA 01003
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