[Rd] Mods that allow R scripts

David Brahm brahm@alum.mit.edu
Thu, 11 Apr 2002 12:04:36 -0400

Neil McKay MD writes:
> I've hacked R so that it can be used to write shell and/or
> CGI scripts, e.g. "hello world" can be written as:
>   #!/usr/local/lib/R/bin/R.bin --script
>   cat("Hello, World!\n");

That is very cool, and would replace about 25 lines of Perl wrapper for me, IF
you could also easily pass flags and arguments, e.g.:
  Unix> myRscript -e -f datafile
These would have to become R variables, somehow.
                              -- David Brahm (brahm@alum.mit.edu)
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