[R] options(errorfn=traceback)

Joshua Wiley jwiley.psych at gmail.com
Fri Nov 25 05:48:46 CET 2011

Hi Ivo,

Does this do what you want?

options(error = function(x) base::traceback())



On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 8:22 PM, ivo welch <ivo.welch at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear R experts---I may have asked this in the past, but I don't think
> I figured out how to do this.  I would like to execute traceback()
> automatically if my R program dies---every R programI ever invoke.  I
> guessed that I could have wrapped my entire R code into
> tryCatch(
> ... oodles of R code
> ,
> error = function(e) traceback(),
> finally = cat("done")
> }
> but the traceback docs tell me that this does not generate a
> traceback().  in a perfect world, I would stick this into my .Rprofile
> and forget about it.  in an super-perfect world, it would be an
> option() that I just don't know yet...
> possible?
> /iaw
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Joshua Wiley
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Programmer Analyst II, ATS Statistical Consulting Group
University of California, Los Angeles

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