[Rd] SUGGESTION: Settings to disable forked processing in R, e.g. parallel::mclapply()

Iñaki Ucar |uc@r @end|ng |rom |edor@project@org
Sat Apr 13 12:05:30 CEST 2019

On Sat, 13 Apr 2019 at 03:51, Kevin Ushey <kevinushey using gmail.com> wrote:
> I think it's worth saying that mclapply() works as documented

Mostly, yes. But it says nothing about fork's copy-on-write and memory
overcommitment, and that this means that it may work nicely or fail
spectacularly depending on whether, e.g., you operate on a long

Iñaki Úcar

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