Re: [Rd] hook for when R quits

From: Michael Lawrence <lawrence.michael_at_gene.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2011 10:37:38 -0800

Thanks for the suggestion, but I don't think that R finalizes all of its objects when it quits. At least a simple test suggests that on Linux.

Michael

On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 10:19 AM, Jeffrey Ryan <jeffrey.ryan_at_lemnica.com>wrote:

> Take a look at reg.finalizer. You'd have to create an object
> internally that would persist until R exits - and a related function
> to handle cleanup of course.
>
> HTH
> Jeff
>
> On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 12:08 PM, Michael Lawrence
> <lawrence.michael_at_gene.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Is there any way that a package can listen for when R quits? The Qt stuff
> is
> > hooking into platform-specific event loops and when those die
> unexpectedly
> > (from the perspective of Qt), it aborts, causing an annoying error
> dialog.
> > If we could catch when R is killed, we could cleanup, like we do with
> > .onUnload.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Michael
> >
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