[Rd] R CMD versus Rcmd

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Sat Feb 21 21:14:17 MET 2004

On Sat, Feb 21, 2004 at 01:22:41PM -0500, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> I've just committed changes to R-devel (to become 1.9.0) to allow
> scripts to be invoked using the Unix-style "R CMD command" in Windows.
> "Rcmd command" will still work, but is no longer documented.

Very nice -- my Cygwin-ish scripts will then work at home without changes.

> A build incorporating these changes should show up on CRAN tomorrow.
> Running "R" by itself will start Rterm.exe.  You still run Rgui to get
> the GUI version (or just click on the shortcut).

Is it possible to spawn Rgui from R(term)?  For consistency, 
"R --gui=$something", maybe R --gui=windows, would be nice.


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