slow execution of command

I have raised an issue in data.table github page:

Let me copy the question to here:

" Hi I run into this problem very often.

Basically after I fread a csv file (about 300mb only), do some basic data manipulations (like looking for some data, changing values, creating new columns etc...) and let R studio idle for say 2 minutes, then executing a new command the program would take about 30 seconds to show result (e.g. Viewing the data.table).

Meanwhile when I look at task manager, the CPU usage is constantly working at 30% and could see the ram usage fluctuating. It appears like the computer is sorting out the memory....

The problem is similar to this one:
R studio RAM & CPU usage spikes every time I save script

So I follow in the link to try finding which code causes the lag, i ran




It appears that dotryCatch, tryCatch occupied the time most ~44seconds.

I have 32GB of ram and after some data manupulation, the ram usage is just 1Gb. "

As they suggested, the problem is solved by running RGui but not R-studio IDE. Hence I suspect it is the connection between R-studio and R-console.

Can someone have a look at it?


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