[Rd] largest acceptable lookup table in a package

Seth Falcon sfalcon at fhcrc.org
Wed Jul 26 16:26:30 CEST 2006

Robin Hankin <r.hankin at noc.soton.ac.uk> writes:
> One of my packages needs a look-up table of pre-calculated
> numbers in the data directory.
> What is the largest size matrix that would be an acceptable datafile in
> an R package?

Do you need the entire lookup table in memory at once?  If not, you
could use RSQLite and put the data there.  Then you would be limited
by file size rather than RAM.

+ seth

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