[R-SIG-Finance] Rbbg - heap error fix

John Laing john.laing at gmail.com
Wed Aug 22 20:26:49 CEST 2012

New Rbbg binaries are available: install.packages("Rbbg", repos =
This version (0.4-155) fixes the common Java out-of-heap-space error
that sometimes crops up when many large data sets are retrieved in

The blpConnect function gains a cache.responses option. The default
value of FALSE keeps only the last response in memory, rather than all
responses during this session. To get the old behavior back -- only
useful if you're trying to access the underlying Java objects -- set
cache.responses = TRUE.


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