[Rd] about the 'length' arg of vector()
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Wed Apr 24 09:53:13 CEST 2013
>>>>> Hervé Pagès <hpages at fhcrc.org>
>>>>> on Tue, 23 Apr 2013 16:20:00 -0700 writes:
> Hi, In the man page for vector():
> length: A non-negative integer specifying the desired
> length. Double values will be coerced to integer:
> supplying an argument of length other than one is an
> Since long vectors are supported, it doesn't seem to be
> true anymore that "double values will be coerced to
>> bigraw <- vector("raw", 3e9) length(bigraw)
>  3e+09
>  "double"
> At least not always...
Indeed. Thank you, Herve!
Change committed to the documentation.
> Thanks, H.
> Hervé Pagès
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