Protect calls to filehash from user interrupts #55

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Sharpie opened this Issue Jan 23, 2012 · 0 comments

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Sharpie commented Jan 23, 2012

If a user is unlucky enough to interrupt R, such as by pressing CTRL-C, while Filehash is writing metrics into a dictionary, they have to clean up stray lockfiles and possibly deal with a corrupted dictionary file.

This could be easy to solve, see the following thread on R-devel:

http://r.789695.n4.nabble.com/Ignore-user-interrupts-td4321252.html

If the solution proposed there does not work, there is probably nothing we can do.

@Sharpie Sharpie closed this in b0c08dc Jan 27, 2012
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