On Thu, 24 Dec 2009, Berend Hasselman wrote:
On 24-12-2009, at 18:21, Allin Cottrell wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Dec 2009, Berend Hasselman wrote:
>> I discovered that the results of my previous post today were
>> obtained NOT with 32-bit R but with 64-bit R. I was running the
>> script within the R-bundle of the editor TextMate; it uses
>> 64-bit R and I don't know how to change that. Sorry about this.
>> The correct 32-bit results are
>> RNGmethod ctype result user system elapsed
>> 1 Inversion loop 0.05118006 2.081 0.012 2.093
> Thanks, but doesn't R have an internal timer? Results obtained
> via the "time" command are not really comparable with the ones
> that Sven put up.
I didn't use an external time command.
I used the R provided system.time...
OK, sorry, it looked like output from the unix "time" program. I
suppose, then, that the "elapsed" figure is the comparable one.