[Rd] pmax and long vector
g@bembecker @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Mon Jan 21 21:09:26 CET 2019
If you're not interested or dont have time to create said patch yourself
let me know and i can do it.
On Mon, Jan 21, 2019, 11:36 AM Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan using gmail.com
> On 21/01/2019 12:35 p.m., Kasper Daniel Hansen wrote:
> > I see that base::pmax() does not support long vectors.
> > Is R-devel interested in reports like this; ie. is there a goal of full
> > support for long vectors in "basic" functions, something I at least would
> > greatly appreciate?
> > MRE:
> >> pmax(rep(1L, 3*10^9), 0)
> > Error in pmax(rep(1L, 3 * 10^9), 0) :
> > long vectors not supported yet:
> > ../../../R-devel-src/src/include/Rinlinedfuns.h:522
> I think a carefully tested patch that fixes pmax (it would need to
> change this call from length() to xlength(), and make some other
> necessary changes that follow from this), would probably be useful to R
> Core, and could be posted to bugs.r-project.org.
> It might also be useful on R-devel to post a list of all known commonly
> used functions that don't support long vectors; this could be updated on
> a regular basis. This might encourage people to produce patches as above.
> I'm not so sure a report about a single function won't just get lost.
> Duncan Murdoch
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