[R-SIG-Mac] <ESC> causes R.app to freeze
Roy.Mendelssohn at noaa.gov
Sun May 25 02:27:02 CEST 2008
On May 24, 2008, at 1:43 AM, Timothy Bates wrote:
> i get the same thing
> On 23 May 2008, at 11:04 PM, Art Poon wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> I've perused the list archives, but alas...
>> I'm using R 2.6.2 with GUI 1.23 on a dual G5 Mac. Hitting <ESC>
>> immediately after launch (and at any other point besides) causes R
>> to freeze (spinning beach ball of death) with accompanying spike
>> in processor activity.
>> Crash log upon force quitting indicates that R.app hangs on kernel
>> task AlignAssist, though I don't have the foggiest notion how this
>> Have not been able to reproduce this error using console R.
>> Any suggestions much appreciated.
This is from the archives on Feb. 13 ::
>> Full_Name: C. E. Timothy Paine
>> Version: 2.6.2
>> OS: MAC 10.5.2
>> Submission from: (NULL) (220.127.116.11)
>> Pressing the ESC key, at any time, will cause R to hang. Please help!
> Please update to the most current GUI from
> which solves the problem (it was also discussed on R-SIG-Mac
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