[R-SIG-Mac] incompatible lldb on mojave?

Vincent Carey @tvjc @end|ng |rom ch@nn|ng@h@rv@rd@edu
Sun May 3 00:42:16 CEST 2020

I'd like to make use of material in


But with R 4.0 I get

%vjcair> R -d lldb

(lldb) target create "/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/bin/exec/R"

Current executable set to
'/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/bin/exec/R' (x86_64).

(lldb) run

error: process exited with status -1 (Error 1)

(lldb) quit

%vjcair> which lldb


%vjcair> lldb --version


Apple Swift version 5.1.3 (swiftlang-1100.0.282.1 clang-1100.0.33.15)

with gdb, there is a little more info -- and a peculiar warning that
mentions /Volumes/Builds/Simon/R4/h ...

%vjcair> R -d gdb

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Reading symbols from /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/bin/exec/R...

can't open to read symbols: No such file or directory.

(no debugging symbols found)...done.

(gdb) run

Starting program:

Unable to find Mach task port for process-id 59032: (os/kern) failure (0x5).

 (please check gdb is codesigned - see taskgated(8))

> sessionInfo()

R version 4.0.0 Patched (2020-04-27 r78309)

Platform: x86_64-apple-darwin17.0 (64-bit)

Running under: macOS Mojave 10.14.6

Matrix products: default



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