Re: [Rd] Embedding, core dumps, etc.

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Wed 19 Apr 2006 - 06:08:52 GMT

Tony,

It is possible to turn stack checking off by setting R_CStackLimit = -1 in the embedding application: it works for me, so can you please try it?

Brian

On Wed, 19 Apr 2006, A.J. Rossini wrote:

> Well, nothing has changed in the issues that I brought up earlier,
> except that I can confirm core dumps in non-threaded lisps as well
> (CLISP), using svn version 37840 (this morning, Seattle time) for
> R-2-3-patches. I've not tried Thomas' suggested fixes, as I'm
> hesistant to go down the road of fixing R in such a way that would
> require constant patching.
>
> (so for those counting, neither CLISP, CMUCL, nor SBCL can embed
> R-2-3-patches using CFFI on (2 distros of) i386 Linux; all abort and
> offer to dump core nearly instantly after initialization). All work
> with R-2-2-patches.
>
> For me, this is a serious bug. I suppose other people can define it
> in other ways, using terms such as "feature" or "documented". For
> various reasons (see the last bug report I submitted for details), I'm
> not going to submit to R-bugs, since by definition, it isn't an R-bug.
>
> 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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