[R-SIG-Mac]Memory leaks associated with R on Mac OsX

Jan de Leeuw deleeuw@stat.ucla.edu
Tue, 4 Feb 2003 11:29:00 -0800

Run R with the Process Viewer application open, and watch the memory 
and CPU
usage (and the number of R processes).

--- Jan

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?
> Joe
> -----------------------------------------
> Joseph G. Kunkel, Professor
> Biology Department
> University of Massachusetts Amherst
> Amherst MA 01003
> http://www.bio.umass.edu/biology/kunkel/
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