[R] Very slow start of R under MacOS X
Laurence.Loewe at evolutionary-research.net
Mon Apr 5 15:23:14 CEST 2004
Since R 1.4.1 I am using R for various purposes on my Mac (OS9 and
OSX10.3) and I am quite happy with it. However, recently I tried to
update the binaries to 1.7.1 or 1.8, only to find that I have to wait
for a painfully long time after doublecklicking R to start the
application until I can type my first command.
Does anybody know, why versions 1.7. and above are so much slower
than my old 1.4?
Is that only on my Mac or does everybody experience that?
Is there anything that I could do to speedup starting R?
Thanks for any help.
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