R: Fatal error: creating temporary file for '-e' failed

parallel

#1

sessionInfo()

R version 3.5.1 (2018-07-02) Platform: x86_64-apple-darwin15.6.0
(64-bit) Running under: macOS High Sierra 10.13.3

library(parallel)
makeCluster(detectCores() - 1)

Output in R:

Fatal error: creating temporary file for '-e' failed

How can I solve this issue? Thank you!


#2

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