From: Prof Brian Ripley (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue 04 May 2004 - 22:38:44 EST
On Tue, 4 May 2004, Janet Rosenbaum wrote:
> Hi. I want to use R with very large files, a couple hundred megabytes,
> but R crashes every time that I try.
If it actually crashes there is a bug, but I suspect that it stops with an
error message -- please do read the posting guide and tell us exactly what
> Reading help files seems to indicate that R ought to manage its memory
> itself. I know I have enough memory since stata handles these files
> perfectly well.
That tells you very little: R and stata work in different ways. How much
memory do you have?
> I have a mac running OS 10.3 and am running RAqua 1.8.1.
> Is there anything I can do to make it deal with these files successfully?
Start by giving us the information requested in the posting guide.
-- Brian D. Ripley, email@example.com Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/ University of Oxford, Tel: +44 1865 272861 (self) 1 South Parks Road, +44 1865 272866 (PA) Oxford OX1 3TG, UK Fax: +44 1865 272595
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