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

From: A.J. Rossini <blindglobe_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue 11 Apr 2006 - 16:53:10 GMT

Yep, bingo. That's what I'm thinking, too. Except that it's supposed to be protected at my end.

"Supposed to".

On 4/11/06, Duncan Temple Lang <duncan@wald.ucdavis.edu> wrote:
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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?
>
> D.
>
>
> 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
> >
> > blindglobe@gmail.com
> > 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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--
best,
-tony

blindglobe@gmail.com
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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