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

Roger Peng rpeng@stat.ucla.edu
Tue, 4 Feb 2003 20:49:17 -0800 (PST)

What version of R are you using?  I believe there was a memory leak
discovered in R 1.6.0.

UCLA Department of Statistics

On Tue, 4 Feb 2003, 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
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