[Rd] Significant memory leak when using XML on Windows

Jeroen Ooms jeroenooms at gmail.com
Mon Dec 15 08:05:33 CET 2014

On Sun, Dec 14, 2014 at 8:07 PM, Duncan Temple Lang
<dtemplelang at ucdavis.edu> wrote:
> Janko and I have been in touch.
> This is, I believe, a Windows specific issue and a compilation issue.

If it does not appear on other systems, it might be the windows build
of libxml2 (or one of the dozens of problems that gcc warns about...).

To test, I compiled new static libraries for the latest version
(libxml2 2.9.2) and rebuilt the XML package. Janko, could try to
install this new version and see if the problem is still there? (from
the R windows menu bar, select "install from local zip file"):

The static libs are here in case anyone needs them:

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