This function reports the time spent in garbage collection so far in the R session while GC timing was enabled.
gc.time(on = TRUE)
- logical; if
TRUE, GC timing is enabled.
The timings are rounded up by the sampling interval for timing processes, and so are likely to be over-estimates.
It is a primitive.
A numerical vector of length 5 giving the user CPU time, the system CPU time, the elapsed time and children's user and system CPU times (normally both zero), of time spent doing garbage collection whilst GC timing was enabled.
Times of child processes are not available on Windows and will always be given as
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