[R] paired samples, matching rows, merge()

Cecilia Carmo cecilia.carmo at ua.pt
Fri Aug 20 15:27:43 CEST 2010

It wasn't the merge command. It doesn't create the 
variable x3.


Em Fri, 20 Aug 2010 09:22:29 -0400
  Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck at gmail.com> escreveu:
> On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 9:07 AM, Cecilia Carmo 
><cecilia.carmo at ua.pt> wrote:
>> This is what I need, but my dataframe has many rows and 
>>it returns to me the
>> following message:
>> Error: cannot allocate vector of size 120 Kb
>> In addition: There were 18 warnings (use warnings() to 
>>see them)
> Assuming that its the merge command that generated the 
>error try this
> sqldf instead of the merge line:
> library(sqldf)
> sqldf("select * from x, y using(k1, k3)", dbname = 
> You can also try it without dbname = tempfile() but that 
>has a higher
> chance of overflowing memory.
> See http://sqldf.googlecode.com for more info on sqldf.

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