[R] Problems terminating RGui on Windows
murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Sun Jan 28 12:20:30 CET 2007
On 1/27/2007 11:53 PM, jim holtman wrote:
> I am running R2.4.1 under Windows.
> platform i386-pc-mingw32
> arch i386
> os mingw32
> system i386, mingw32
> major 2
> minor 4.1
> year 2006
> month 12
> day 18
> svn rev 40228
> language R
> version.string R version 2.4.1 (2006-12-18)
> Sometimes when I exit R I do it by right clicking on the Windows tab
> for the group of R processes that are running (I am running in SDI
> mode) so there is usually the GUI and a graphics window open. When I
> choose the option to close the group, the tab disappears indicating
> that the processes have been exited, but I get the CPU going to 100%
> Opening the windows Task Manager I see that the RGui process is the
> one consuming all the CPU. I then "end" the process with the Task
> Manager and everything is fine. I have not noticed that problem when
> either I "q()" or close the RGui window.
> I was wondering if anyone else has seen the problem, or might there be
> something wrong with my configuration. I guess that I will just have
> to be nice and do "q()" to get out of the session.
I haven't seen this before, but I don't usually close R that way. I
just tried it in R-devel (by starting R, opening 10 plot windows so the
taskbar buttons collapsed into one, and clicking on "close group"), and
I got a crash.
I'll look into it.
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