[R] Java requested System.exit(130)

Joe Byers ecjbosu at aim.com
Thu Oct 3 15:25:17 CEST 2013

Ed Siefker <ebs15242 <at> gmail.com> writes:

> I'm used to using ctrl-c to end operations without killing R.  But I've used
> xlsx in this session, which loads Java, which apparently intercepts the
> ctrl-C.  Accordingly, I hit ctrl-C, R died, and I lost a lot of work.
> I did some looking, and found a
> thread(http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.r.rosuda.devel/1368)
> that says:
> "Yes, at least on Sun JVMs you need to add -Xrs java option so the JVM
> doesn't steal SIGINT from R (see archives)."
> So, how do I actually do that? I'm not running java from the command line,
> I'm using "library(xlsx)".  How do I tell R to pass that option to the JVM?
> Thanks
> -Ed

You might try
#set the java.parameters option to the rs flags.

#check the option set
Good Luck

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