[R] Determining 32- vs. 64-bit Windows
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Thu Apr 10 22:23:08 CEST 2014
I believe that b. is .Machine$sizeof.pointer*8.
I am not aware of a method to figure out the difficult part of a.: whether a 32 bit R is running on 64 bit Windows. I'd expect that you have to ask the OS somehow. Google coughs up one or two interesting pointers.
On 10 Apr 2014, at 21:48 , Fisher Dennis <fisher at plessthan.com> wrote:
> If I am setting up code for others and I don’t know their configuration, what is the simplest way to find out the following within R:
> a. is the system 32- or 64-bit?
> b. if the system is 64-bit, is R 32- or 64-bit?
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