Re: [Rd] call / expression too big

From: Hadley Wickham <>
Date: Sat, 04 Jun 2011 20:53:03 -0700

> I completely understand why this happens, yet I was wondering if there is an
> alternative to call/ that constructs the call in an different way so
> that the actual call object is somewhat more compact and does not contain
> all the data that was involved in the function. For example one that
> attaches the args list in an environment and constructs a call that refers
> to these objects or something similar.

Like this?

argn <- lapply(names(args),
names(argn) <- names(args)

call <-"lm")), argn)) eval(call, args)


Assistant Professor / Dobelman Family Junior Chair
Department of Statistics / Rice University

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