[R] increasing memory size

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Tue Apr 18 21:33:43 CEST 2000

>>>>>>> Faheem Mitha:
>> I wonder if some kind person can tell me the correct syntax
>> to set the R_VSIZE environmental variable. 
>> I tried R_VSIZE = 10M in ~/.Renviron and
>> also export R_VSIZE = 10M. These don't seem to work. I
>> scrounged around looking for details about this, couldn't find any, 
>> got fed up.

>>>>>> Nicholas J. Croglio Jr.:
> I had a similar problem months ago and could not get an answer.  I was only
> able to adjust the memory using the following addition to the window
> shortcut under the icons shortcut target.
> Rgui --vsize=v --nsize=n

If you are invoking R in ~/  it works as described.
file ".Renviron":

  R_VSIZE=10M  (linebreak!)

[without linebreak R-1.0.0 crashed here (WinNT4.0) :-(( ]
To R-Core: Is this a bug ???

Starting R:
> gc()
          free   total (Mb)
Ncells  205128  350000  6.7
Vcells 1197892 1310720 10.0

Regards, Uwe Ligges
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