[R] increasing memory size in R

Thomas Lumley thomas at biostat.washington.edu
Tue Dec 12 17:03:03 CET 2000

On Tue, 12 Dec 2000, Robert Tsutakawa wrote:

> How can I change thesize of the memory to, say --vsize=60 --nsize=1500k, once I have opened R?
> I'm now using Windows98 and open R with an icon and don't know how to make the change once
> I'm in R.  I have no problem in Unix since I can specify the change when I first open R.

You can't while you're already in R. You have to do it by changing the
Properties of the icon.

However, very soon there will be R1.2 in which memory grows and shrinks as
needed, so this won't be an issue.


Thomas Lumley
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
University of Washington, Seattle

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