[R-SIG-Mac] [External] Xquartz started crashing today

Richard M. Heiberger rmh @end|ng |rom temp|e@edu
Fri Jun 3 17:10:06 CEST 2022

cover letter for crash report, that also got stopped for being part of a too large email,

I am doing nothing different that I know of.
I start R within emacs using ESS with M-x R

R version 4.2.0 Patched (2022-06-02 r82444) -- "Vigorous Calisthenics"
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Platform: aarch64-apple-darwin20 (64-bit)

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> setwd('/Users/rmh/Rwd2/')
> plot(1:10)
>   C-c C-c

## it just sits there, completely frozen and ignores C-c C-c
## then I Force Quit it from the Activity Monitor
Process R terminated: 15 at Thu Jun  2 22:39:39 2022

Do you want the crash report that the Mac offers to send to Apple?

I just finished updating all my packages.
So now the crash generation  and report.
I entered


The rotating beachball appeared.  No graph, C-c C-c has no effect..

Force Quit from Activity Monitor and CrashReport attached:

Just for fun, I started R.app and entered plot(1:10)
Same freeze and I Force Quit it again.
I am not bothering with the Crash Report unless you tell me you need it too.


> On Jun 02, 2022, at 23:02, Simon Urbanek <simon.urbanek using r-project.org> wrote:
> Regular R does not use X11 by default, so what exactly are you doing? You'll have to provide more details, the exact way you run R, code to reproduce and where it hangs, ideally with a crash report (which macOS creates on hangs as well).
> Cheers,
> Simon
>> On 3/06/2022, at 2:51 PM, Richard M. Heiberger <rmh using temple.edu> wrote:
>> it makes R unresponsive according to the activity monitor.
>> The only repair I have found is to ForceQuit R from the Activity Monitor, and start  fresh R session.
>> I downloaded a fresh copy of XQuartz-2.8.1.dmg and have the same negative results.
>> I downloaded a fresh R from https://nam10.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fmac.r-project.org%2F&data=05%7C01%7Crmh%40temple.edu%7Ca4f532c04dfe49a6fbef08da450d8937%7C716e81efb52244738e3110bd02ccf6e5%7C0%7C0%7C637898221705774944%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=XQI9F8yyGltywiIinmqefvCgLTGzQqZKqasjIt5XKvw%3D&reserved=0
>> R version 4.2.0 Patched (2022-06-02 r82444) -- "Vigorous Calisthenics"
>> Copyright (C) 2022 The R Foundation for Statistical Computing
>> Platform: aarch64-apple-darwin20 (64-bit)
>>> version
>>              _                                          
>> platform       aarch64-apple-darwin20                     
>> arch           aarch64                                    
>> os             darwin20                                   
>> system         aarch64, darwin20                          
>> status         Patched                                    
>> major          4                                          
>> minor          2.0                                        
>> year           2022                                       
>> month          06                                         
>> day            02                                         
>> svn rev        82444                                      
>> language       R                                          
>> version.string R version 4.2.0 Patched (2022-06-02 r82444)
>> nickname       Vigorous Calisthenics                      
>> I have MacOS 12.3 Monterey
>> MacBook Air (M1,2020)
>> Chip Apple M1
>> memory 16GB
>> The pdf() device works so I I can work, but casually plotting to the screen without explicitly
>> opening pdf() is not possible.
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