[Rd] Rprintf loop status does not print under windows

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Sat Feb 4 19:22:36 CET 2006

On 2/4/2006 1:14 PM, Andrew Finley wrote:
> Hello,
> I am writing a c/c++ extension package that does some mcmc sampling, and
> periodically writes the sampling status to the terminal via Rprintf.  So in
> my sampling loop I have:
> if(status == 100){
>   Rprintf("%i...", s);
>   status = 0;
> }
> status++;
> Under linux/unix this works fine, but under windows the status is not
> printed.  Am I missing something?

Looks like you have buffering enabled (the default).  In the Misc menu 
item, uncheck "buffered output" and you should see things sooner (but 

Duncan Murdoch

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