--nsize and --vsize

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk
13 Apr 1999 10:50:02 +0200

Prof Brian D Ripley <ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk> writes:

>   Allows --nsize and --vsize to override these.
>   Retains the previous minimum settings (200k and 2M) but if the user sets
>   nothing uses 250K and 6M.  (Those just about allow MASS+lme to be
>   loaded.)
> The only snag I see is that there is no way to change this on an
> installation-wide basis except to edit bin/R or include/Defn.h
> and re-compile, but I guess that (especially the first) is safe enough.

Isn't that essentially the original purpose of using a shell script
(Win/Mac notwithstanding)? If we want it even easier, we could have
bin/R doing something like

[ -x $R_ENV ] && source $R_ENV

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