[R] Can't find memory.size()

Liaw, Andy andy_liaw at merck.com
Tue Apr 20 05:11:17 CEST 2004

> From: Shin, Daehyok
> I try memory.size function to find out available memory size,
> but surprisingly R complains it can't find the function.
> ?memory.size also failed.
> Is it not in the base library?

Not really.  help.search("memory.size") in R-1.9.0 says:

memory.size(utils)       Report on Memory Allocation

so it's in `utils', which I believe is loaded by default.

> If so, why can't my R find it?
> I am using the binary 1.9.0 version for Mandrake 9.1.

Because Linux is not Windows...


> Thanks in advance.
> Daehyok Shin
> Terrestrial Hydrological Ecosystem Modellers
> Geography Department
> University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
> sdhyok at email.unc.edu
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