[R] Windows Memory

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Mar 17 10:44:04 CET 2000

On Fri, 17 Mar 2000, Matt Pocernich wrote:

> I'm sure this question is answered in the help file, but likely I'm not reading it corrected.
> Running  windows version 1.00.0, loading a table (35K rows by 10 columns) from Excel using the read.table command I receive the following message. 
> Error: cons memory (350000 cells) exhausted
>        See "help(Memory)" on how to increase the number of cons cells.
> >From reading the help file, I've learned a bit more about static memory, 
> but I'm not sure where to place the 
> R --vsize=15M --nsize=1000k
> line.  Where should this line be placed?  (Or in which file?)

See the rw-FAQ (which comes with the distribution and is also linked into
the HTML help).

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