Re: [R] signal handling

From: Paul Roebuck <>
Date: Fri 12 Aug 2005 - 08:04:15 EST

On Thu, 11 Aug 2005, Omar Lakkis wrote:

> Is ther[sic] a signal handling model in R? similar to
> Perl's %SIG hash. I want to do fast clean up in my R
> code before exit when a kill signal is issued.

You may find on.exit() somewhat useful for cleanup but signals are not propogated to your code by the R environment.

?Signals (on Unix-based platforms) mentions that SIGUSR2 will bypass the above; no idea about Windows.

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