[R] 64 bit / v9 build on Sparc Solaris 8

Marcus G. Daniels mgd at swarm.org
Tue Oct 9 02:13:05 CEST 2001

By my reading, R has a hard limit on INT_MAX bytes for vector
allocations.  On the sparcv9 architecture, INT_MAX is a 32 bit
quantity, even though pointers can be 64 bits.  Has any thought been
given to use of > 2GB of virtual memory on systems like this?

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