> The doc/NEWS.2 file mentions a setSessionLimit function, added with
> version 2.8.0
> o setTimeLimit() function to set limits on the CPU
> and/or elapsed time for each top-level computation, and
> setSessionLimit() to set limits for the rest of the session.
> However, I no longer see this function in recent versions of R, and
> there is no mention of its removal in the NEWS nor in the svn log. So
> I'm curious to learn why it was removed...does anyone recall?
That looks like a typo. If you read the ?setTimeLimit help page, you'll
see that it also documents setSessionTimeLimit.