[R] getting a windows environment variable in r

Thomas Lumley thomas at biostat.washington.edu
Thu Oct 12 18:07:04 CEST 2000

On Thu, 12 Oct 2000, Bob Sandefur wrote:

> hi-
>  I would like to get a value set with the dos set command (e.g. set dog=cow) in a rterm session on rterm 1011 under windows 2000. if I try in a dos window:
> set dog=cow
> echo %dog%

You want getenv("dog")


Thomas Lumley
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
University of Washington, Seattle

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