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

From: A.J. Rossini <blindglobe_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed 19 Apr 2006 - 06:20:45 GMT

It doesn't seem to help. I suspect it is more related to signal handling changes than the stack. Note that I dropped that from the subject line for my email which started this thread, but I agree, I didn't mention signal handing.

On 4/19/06, Prof Brian Ripley <ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> 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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>
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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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