[R] perl advice

Jim Robison-Cox jimrc at gauss.math.montana.edu
Tue Dec 7 00:06:22 CET 1999

On Mon, 6 Dec 1999, John D. Barnett wrote:
> Does anyone have a recommendation on how to call R from perl?  I'm using
> the IPC::Open2 module, and running R with the --slave and --quiet
> options.  The problem is that I can't predict how many lines of output I
> should try to read for each command-- if any!
> The ultimate goal is to use perl to provide a form-driven web interface,
> but have R do the underlying calculations.

 Before you reinvent the wheel, look at Jeff Banfield's Rweb:

  You might contact him directly:  jeff at math.montana.edu 
(I know he doesn't read R-help.) if you have more questions.


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