[R-SIG-Mac] R crashes Mac Sierra

thatsanicehatyouhave at mac.com thatsanicehatyouhave at mac.com
Mon Jan 30 19:11:27 CET 2017

On Jan 30, 2017, at 12:56 PM, Barry M. Lesht <blesht at gmail.com> wrote:

> 3.  Simon:  How does one generate a "crash log."  Is this the "report" that
> comes up when "Force Quit" is used to terminate the R session?  Also, I
> find that the crashes tend to occur when I try to open a script; I never
> get to the point where I source it.  Would the system 'know" about any
> "possibly broken packages" before the routine is sourced?

These are the text of the "<app name> quit unexpectedly" dialogs that come up when a program crashes. The window is filled with details of the crash. Don't copy/paste this text though. Whenever you see such a crash, a crash log file is created in this folder, e.g.


Send this as a file (for ease of use for the developer!). With this file, the developer can find out the exact line of code the program crashed.


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