Re: [Rd] Reproducible Rterm crash. (PR#7072)

From: <dmurdoch_at_pair.com>
Date: Sat 10 Jul 2004 - 05:57:36 EST


On Fri, 9 Jul 2004 21:28:45 +0200 (CEST), rmh@temple.edu wrote :

>Reproducible Rterm crash.
>
>I drew a complicated graph, then resized the graphics window.
>
>R reported
>> Insufficient memory for resize. Killing device
>and then killed the device. It also killed itself.

I just tried your code (after loading lattice so it would run), and didn't crash. I think you just ran out of memory. We try to recover gracefully from situations like that, but it's hard, and especially hard to track down when we can't reproduce it.

All I can suggest (and I know it's not much of a suggestion) is that you recompile R with debug information, then run it under gdb and see if you can figure out where we've missed some checks.

It's possible that Emacs has something to do with this, but hard to know. You might find that running Rterm outside of Emacs works fine just because more memory is available.

Duncan Murdoch



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