[R] BATCH jobs in R
Prof Brian D Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jun 30 14:30:09 CEST 2000
On Fri, 30 Jun 2000, Margaret Riordan wrote:
> I have recently began using R as a replacement package for S-plus. My
> first impressions are that it a very powerful statistical tool.
> I have a quick question on using batch jobs in R:
> In S-plus, a batch job can be run externally using:
> splus /batch inputfile outputfile
Or (better) using Sqpe.exe!
> In the UNIX version of R a batch job can be run as:
> R <inputfile> outputfile --save &
> I have been investigating using batch jobs with R in a Windows
> It seems the R requires an argument to run a batch job here such as:
> R BATCH inputfile outputfile
> However, the versionof R(1.1.0) which we are running does not recognise
> this BATCH argument. Do you have any information on this?
Try reading the rw-FAQ supplied with R for Windows. Question 2.6, as it
happens. You might find it worthwhile to read the rest of the
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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