[ESS] ESS 5.6 prelim+ R 2.10 on XP: CPU

Ross Boylan ross at biostat.ucsf.edu
Thu Nov 5 22:58:45 CET 2009

On Thu, 2009-11-05 at 11:06 -0800, Ross Boylan wrote:
> Another oddity is that rterm is using all of one CPU just sitting there
> under ESS.
> I don't know if this is related to my increased loop settings; the time
> is being reported against rterm, not emacs.  When I launch R standalone
> it (Rgui) uses only a little CPU.
I think the Rterm process was some kind of zombie.  Exiting (ctl-c
ctl-q) the R session under ESS made no difference in the existence or
CPU use of the Rterm.  I killed that process manually, and then
restarted R under ESS.  rterm is using no visible CPU now.


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