Re: [Rd] largest acceptable lookup table in a package

From: Seth Falcon <sfalcon_at_fhcrc.org>
Date: Wed 26 Jul 2006 - 14:26:30 GMT

Robin Hankin <r.hankin@noc.soton.ac.uk> writes:
> One of my packages needs a look-up table of pre-calculated
> numbers in the data directory.
>
> What is the largest size matrix that would be an acceptable datafile in
> an R package?
>

Do you need the entire lookup table in memory at once? If not, you could use RSQLite and put the data there. Then you would be limited by file size rather than RAM.

+ seth



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