[R] Stop a loop if it takes long time

Jeff Newmiller jdnewm|| @end|ng |rom dcn@d@v|@@c@@u@
Tue Jul 24 15:42:18 CEST 2018

Depends somewhat on what you are doing in the loop and how much of a performance hit you are willing to accept. [1]

[1] https://stackoverflow.com/questions/7891073/time-out-an-r-command-via-something-like-try

On July 24, 2018 3:17:41 AM PDT, Christofer Bogaso <bogaso.christofer using gmail.com> wrote:
>Let say I am implementing a loop using for() / apply()-family etc.
>Now, the calculation-time within a particular loop is not fixed, means,
>some loop takes a long time to finish calculation, and next loop
>very quick to finish.
>I am exploring if there is any way, to check if the calculation within
>particular loop takes longer time than a pre-fixed threshold and if it
>then kill that loop and proceed to the next.
>Is it possible to implement such without adding much overhead with
>Thanks for your feedback
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