[Rd] gc()$Vcells < 0 (PR#9345)

dmaszle at mendelbio.com dmaszle at mendelbio.com
Tue Nov 7 00:12:56 CET 2006

Full_Name: Don Maszle
Version: 2.3.0
OS: x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
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# On our new 32 GB x86_64 machine

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> R.version
platform       x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu  
arch           x86_64                    
os             linux-gnu                 
system         x86_64, linux-gnu         
major          2                         
minor          3.0                       
year           2006                      
month          04                        
day            24                        
svn rev        37909                     
language       R                         
version.string Version 2.3.0 (2006-04-24)

> x<-matrix(nrow=44000,ncol=48000)
> y<-matrix(nrow=44000,ncol=48000)
> z<-matrix(nrow=44000,ncol=48000)
> gc()
              used    (Mb) gc trigger    (Mb) max used    (Mb)
Ncells      177801     9.5     407500    21.8   350000    18.7
Vcells -1126881981 24170.6         NA 24173.4       NA 24170.6

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