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RStudio hangs during RMarkdown check without internet access #2288
Steps to reproduce the problem
Describe the problem in detail
The client crashes when trying to open a new RMarkdown notebook when offline for a prolonged amount of time.
Describe the behavior you expected
If RStudio is not able to connect to the internet, this check should not be run or it should not time out causing the client to crash.
I'm guessing you can trigger the same behavior with something like:
as that can hang when there is no internet connectivity. I'm not sure if there's a good way for us to handle this (or check if the system has internet connectivity altogether)
So, it seems like the
If I use a different document type initially and then switch it to a
After a prolonged time, I slowly start to get prompts from RStudio about mirror issues:
With this being said, it looks like some request managed to get through at some point because a prompt is being issued that packages are out-of-date?