Re: [Rd] Stack checking, core dumps, and embedding R

From: Duncan Temple Lang <>
Date: Tue 11 Apr 2006 - 16:49:25 GMT

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Hi Tony.
 Just to eliminate things, is the host application in which R is being embedded doing anything with the stack, e.g. some lisp system playing with threads via manipulating the stack?


A.J. Rossini wrote:
> I will say this first -- I can't copy/paste the error message from the
> screen, so it's being retyped. Errors might occur. SORRY.
> I've been experiencing some interesting stack warnings recently when
> moving from R 2.2.x to the R 2.3.0 series and the R 2.4.0 series. In
> particular, I'm getting warnings of "Error: C stack usage is too close
> to the limit" before segfaulting, and this wasn't happening under the
> 2.2.x series.
> Here's the question statement: (ONLY) In the situation where one is
> embedding R, is anyone else seeing this occur with recent (past 2
> weeks) versions of R (both the 2.3.x and 2.4.x series)?
> (it doesn't happen in the non-embedded case for me, at least not
> recently -- there was an SVN version recently where I did get that
> behavior in the non-embedded case, but it was "fixed" before I had a
> chance to report).
> I'm still debugging it; hopefully will have a bug report while I'm on
> (working) vacation in the states next week.
> best,
> -tony
> Muttenz, Switzerland.
> "Commit early,commit often, and commit in a repository from which we can easily
> roll-back your mistakes" (AJR, 4Jan05).
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