[R] R and Windows Vista
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Aug 31 14:52:26 CEST 2007
On Thu, 30 Aug 2007, Jan Budczies wrote:
> Hello group,
> it is reported (R for Windows FAQ) that R runs under Windows Vista.
> However, does someone here have experience with R under Vista 64
> and large (>3 or 4 GB) memory?
Yes, the person who wrote the FAQ entry does.
Note that the distributed Windows binary of R is a 32-bit executable, so
the maximum memory it can address is 4GB (and it can do that in Vista 64
on a 4GB RAM machine, unlike any 32-bit version of Windows).
If you want to use R on Vista 64, I suggest you use a current R-devel
snapshot, as some changes have been made based on this experience.
> Greeting - Jan Budczies
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> PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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