[R-SIG-Mac] 2.14.0 alpha hangs after fg after ctrl-Z

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Sat Oct 15 15:19:52 CEST 2011

On Oct 14, 2011, at 6:45 AM, Vincent Carey wrote:

> i am running R version 2.14.0 alpha (2011-10-03 r57154) in an X11
> terminal.  i build from source.
> i often use ctrl-Z to pause the session and return to it via fg.  i
> find that R hangs upon fg -- it does not
> respond to ctrl-C and ctrl-\ takes some time to give a shell back.
> Problem is not present in my
> linux build of r57208.

I cannot replicate this with the CRAN build of R -- here R version 2.14.0 alpha (2011-10-10 r57211).
Assuming that your reproducible example is

It works just fine (both xterm and Terminal). So

a) can you, please, check the CRAN build of R and see if you see the same problem?

b) provide exact details about how you compiled R (configure flags) as well as all 3rd part libraries you used so we can try to reproduce it?


>> sessionInfo()
> R version 2.14.0 alpha (2011-10-03 r57154)
> Platform: x86_64-apple-darwin10.8.0/x86_64 (64-bit)
> locale:
> attached base packages:
> [1] stats     graphics  grDevices datasets  utils     tools     methods
> [8] base
> other attached packages:
> [1] BiocInstaller_1.1.28 weaver_1.19.2        codetools_0.2-8
> [4] digest_0.5.1
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