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List and optionally remove temporary files created by the terra package. These files are created when an output SpatRaster may be too large to store in memory (RAM). This can happen when no filename is provided to a function and when using functions where you cannot provide a filename.

Temporary files are automatically removed at the end of each R session that ends normally. You can use tmpFiles to see the files in the current sessions, including those that are orphaned (not connect to a SpatRaster object any more) and from other (perhaps old) sessions, and remove all the temporary files.

Usage

tmpFiles(current=TRUE, orphan=FALSE, old=FALSE, remove=FALSE)

Arguments

current

logical. If TRUE, temporary files from the current R session are included

orphan

logical. If TRUE, temporary files from the current R session that are no longer associated with a SpatRaster (if current is TRUE these are also included)

old

logical. If TRUE, temporary files from other "R" sessions. Unless you are running multiple instances of R at the same time, these are from old (possibly crashed) R sessions and should be removed

remove

logical. If TRUE, temporary files are removed

Value

character

See also

Examples

tmpFiles()
#> [1] "/private/var/folders/2f/8t5k6yr535sdw0s4glnpxrzm0000gn/T/RtmphJZuSh/spat_360648f48194_13830.vrt"