--nsize and --vsize

Prof Brian Ripley Prof Brian Ripley <ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk>
Tue, 13 Apr 1999 11:53:36 +0100 (BST)

> Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 11:39:00 +0100 (BST)
> From: Nicholas Lee <N.J.Lee@statslab.cam.ac.uk>
> On Tue, 13 Apr 1999, Prof Brian D Ripley wrote:
> > Well, the flags exist now.  The `potentially wasteful' part is running out
> The flags exist, but in the adage of the lazy programmer, "less
> keystrokes, means less RSI/bugs."   One nice option would be for R to probe
> the size of the .RData file, and rather than dieing on you if it's too
> large, giving you option of loading it with XX extra memory.

Fine. Please write the code to do this and submit it to us. (It would be
good to see your name in ?contributors.)

For the rest (why 15M?, best policy), please catch up with your reading
of R-devel.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
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