Re: [R] CRAN mirror - how many amount?

From: Sundar Dorai-Raj <sundar.dorai-raj_at_pdf.com>
Date: Fri 22 Apr 2005 - 03:32:49 EST

Lukasz Komsta wrote on 4/21/2005 10:54 AM:
> Dear colleagues,
>
> I have just read http://cran.r-project.org/mirror-howto.html, but there
> is no information what amount of disk space is enough to download
> complete CRAN copy and setup a mirror. Is there any person informed here?
>
> Regards,
>

Others might correct me, but I believe you can do the following (on Linux):

rsync -nrtlvz cran.r-project.org::CRAN | grep "total"

where -n does a dry run. When I did this, I got 5,116,091,154 bytes (or ~5GB).

HTH, --sundar



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