[R] Rtemp directories accumulating over time
kjetil at acelerate.com
Thu Apr 29 00:44:55 CEST 2004
On 28 Apr 2004 at 13:53, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Apr 2004 kjetil at acelerate.com wrote:
> I don't see why: package base is never unloaded so that hook function
> is never run. (Indeed, no package/namespace is unloaded except by
> explicit user action, in particular not when R is terminated.)
> > So there are also other tmpdirs made by R. Why, where, and why are
> > they not removed at exit (when their content are removed)?
> They are removed by R. This is a Windows-only bug, as Windows
> sometimes does not act on commands to remove empty directories (but
> only sometimes).
So is there anything I can do to remedy this nuisance (apart from
reinstalling a newer XP (other messages indicates that can give
surprises!) or changing OS)?
Session temporary directories should only be left
> around when a session crashes.
> Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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