[R] R for Mac OS X

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Fri Nov 9 17:24:00 CET 2001

On Fri, 9 Nov 2001, Meinhard Ploner wrote:

> It seems that R 1.3.1 is not very stable for Mac OS X.
> I installed it some days ago and had about 10-20 crashes
> in the last days.
> In S-Plus I never had these problems (or seldom), but
> I worked on Win NT.

We need more information: for a start, which R -- the Carbon or the Darwin
one, and in what way it is crashing.

I have been using R 1.3.1 regularly on OS X (10.0.4 and 10.1) and it
hasn't crashed yet.  It *is* impossible to interrupt on OS X (a known


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