[R-SIG-Mac] general tips for R on Mac

Steve Lianoglou mailinglist.honeypot at gmail.com
Mon Aug 2 23:40:40 CEST 2010


On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 5:26 PM, Dwight Hines <dwight.hines at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes, I second the need for such a  site or tiplist for Macs on R.
> A major problem is the slow downs in MacOs that appear to be related to just
> having R on the system.

Uhm ... what slow downs are you talking about?

You feel that your system has slowed down after simply installing R?
Like ... when R isn't even running?

>  The second problem is the absence of good error
> messages.

Can you give an example of error messages that are poor on the mac,
but different on other platforms?


Steve Lianoglou
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