slow R start-up

A.J. Rossini rossini at
Wed Mar 21 15:02:51 CET 2001

>>>>> "s" == stecalza  <Stefano> writes:

    s> Dear All, I'm using ESS 5.1.18, win98 (766 Mhz, 256Mb Ram),
    s> emacs20.7, R 1.2.2 When I start R from emacs (M-x R ) it takes
    s> a long time to start. It's very variable, about 25-30 seconds,
    s> but sometimes (generally the first time I open R in the day)
    s> almost 1 minute.  In a terminal window it takes about 4 seconds
    s> (I've got a .Rdata of about 22Mb).

Slow R startups are a known problem.  I'm not sure what the problem
is, but should be looking into it next week, in preparation for
releasing version 5.2 (next non-beta).


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