[Rd] Question on the R's C stack limit

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Fri Jun 1 14:59:56 CEST 2007

On Jun 1, 2007, at 5:44 AM, Ev Whin wrote:

> Dear r-devel members,
>     I encountered a C stack limit issue, when I tried to embed R  
> 2.5 into my
> application.

If you are embedding R, you can change or disable the stack limit by  
setting R_CStackLimit appropriately. There is no need to change the R  
source code.


> In the R-exts document, it says:"Note that R's own front ends
> use a stack size of 10Mb". I desire to know: is it possible to  
> decrease this
> stack size
> by modifying R's source code? If it's possible, which part of the  
> source
> code is responsible for the issue?
> Thank you all.

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