R-alpha: read.table exhausts memory

Friedrich Leisch (Friedrich.Leisch@ci.tuwien.ac.at)
Mon, 17 Feb 1997 16:52:29 +0100


Date: Mon, 17 Feb 1997 16:52:29 +0100
Message-Id: <199702171552.QAA10344@galadriel.ci.tuwien.ac.at>
From: Friedrich Leisch <Friedrich.Leisch@ci.tuwien.ac.at>
To: r-testers@stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject: R-alpha: read.table exhausts memory


read.table(...) gives me a memory exhausted error message for a data file
I can read (even several times) with scan(...) without running into any
problems.

The error occurs in the

	data<-scan(file = ...)

line of rwead.table, so I don't see why this should not work.

Has anybody experienced similar problems?

Regards,
Fritz

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