[Rd] Suggestion for system.time()
pinard at iro.umontreal.ca
Sun May 14 22:29:44 CEST 2006
>> Hi, people. A tiny suggestion for the system.time function.
>> Could the returned vector have names? These could be like:
>> c("User", "System", "Elapsed", "Sub.User", "Sub.System")
>> That would then produce self-documenting output.
>Here's a function you could try. It names the result as you
>suggested. It also can be nested, which system.time cannot, because
>it uses on.exit without specifying add=TRUE.
Thanks, Seth. Your code could be useful, I'm saving it. :-)
Just to be clear, my suggestion was more thought as a small benefit for
the community of R users, rather than for myself alone.
François Pinard http://pinard.progiciels-bpi.ca
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