timeout

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Return a new number after a given number of seconds

This function will return a number corresponding to the system time and remain stable until a given number of seconds have elapsed, after which it will update to the current time. This makes it useful as a way to timeout and invalidate a memoised cache after a certain period of time.

Usage
timeout(seconds, current = as.numeric(Sys.time()))
Arguments
seconds
Number of seconds after which to timeout.
current
The current time as a numeric.
Value

A numeric that will remain constant until the seconds have elapsed.

See Also

memoise

Aliases
  • timeout
Examples
a <- function(n) { runif(n) }
memA <- memoise(a, ~timeout(10))
memA(2)
Documentation reproduced from package memoise, version 1.1.0, License: MIT + file LICENSE

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