[TxMt] R daemon running 'inside' of TM + QUESTION on ram drive
cskiadas at gmail.com
Thu Dec 20 19:39:47 UTC 2007
On Dec 20, 2007, at 2:11 PM, Hans-Jörg Bibiko wrote:
> On 20.12.2007, at 19:43, Charilaos Skiadas wrote:
>> On Dec 20, 2007, at 1:04 PM, Hans-Jörg Bibiko wrote:
>> No I did not open a quartz device by myself, so far I got this
>> error from three different places:
>> 1. When for the first time a quartz window opened as a consequence
>> of a call to "plot", and a couple more times later
>> 2. When A window opened by a call to a lattice command, namely
>> histrogram. Strangely enough, once that happened once, from that
>> point on neither plot or histogram gave me another error
>> 3. Whenever I try to open a help page, unless that item is already
>> open in help (help pages open within R.app for me).
> Wait. I look for 'System Events got an error:
> NSReceiverEvaluationScriptError: 4' at the internet . All pages
> refer to an applescript error. But the Rdaemon do not need
> applescript, actually??
> Did you run R.app at the same time?
Yes of course, if my computer is on, then R.app is running ;)
Ok, I just figured out what I was doing wrong, stupid of me. An R
Console command was used instead because I was just pressing return.
I was thinking this would be the trigger for the Rdaemon command. So
it wasn't your code that was running at all, it was my old crappy
code from the RConsole/Applescript days. Using enter instead of
return, i.e. your code, things work just fine. Graphs open in x11
windows. Help is still a problem though, TM just stalls.
Why not set return to be the trigger for the execute command, instead
killing is also still a problem.
>> I see. Then it's probably a good idea, though 80M might be too
>> much, I dunno. Why did you set it to 80M? Perhaps the size can be
>> customizable as well.
> I'm just working on that ;)
>> Btw, a thing to consider adding is to make it so that, when on the
>> last line, using up/down arrows moves you among the history items,
>> like the R.app GUI does. This action has been built too much into
>> my muscle memory by now.
> Hmm... I will sleep about it whether there is an easy to implement
The last line is the only one not ending with a newline character, so
it should be doable to detect that.
>> Btw, I had some problems killing the daemon. I tried kill+tab,
>> which resulted in the message "Rdaemon is not running!". Then
>> trying start+tab resulted in "Rdaemon is already running". Indeed
>> the R daemon seems to work throughout this process. ps gives me:
> It's also already fixed. I changed the command line to call R, and
> I forgot to change the grep regexp.
>> Btw, when the daemon first started, it started X11. Is that
>> necessary? I usually don't have X11 running.
> I did this for safety reasons. chooseCRANmirror() or other stuff
> opens a tk menu.
> I already set options(menu.graphics=F) while starting but sometimes
> I see such a tk menu ? Maybe it's caused by the issue that X11 runs?
> I'll check this
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