Re: [Rd] hook for when R quits

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2011 13:53:00 -0500

On 11/03/2011 1:37 PM, Michael Lawrence wrote:
> 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.

Did you use onexit=TRUE? On Windows that appears to work...

Duncan Murdoch

> 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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