[Rd] Bug ? mine or ? in R core

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk
02 Apr 2000 01:36:20 +0200

Michael Lapsley <mlapsley@ndirect.co.uk> writes:

> Thanks, Peter, it seems to do the trick.  I spent a lot of
> time trying first to reproduce then identify this one!

Been there...

> What is the 'approved' method of resizing a vector?
> Is SET_LENGTH deprecated, or does it just happen that there is
> no need for it in tht R internals?

On the contrary! It's the official way. We just don't use it
internally (in the few places where it might be used, we're using
direct calls to realloc()).

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