[R] problem with Rcmd check

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Wed Jan 10 20:38:47 CET 2001

On Wed, 10 Jan 2001 17:49:01 +0000 (GMT), you wrote in message
<Pine.GSO.4.31.0101101733200.8914-100000 at toucan.stats>:

>Thanks to some debugging by Duncan Murdoch, it looks like this is a Perl
>problem on Win98/ME at least.  As far as I can tell Perl's system command
>calls command.com on that system, and at times that gets caught out by
>line lengths and redirections.

I've been reading up on Perl, and a workaround that looks possible is
to open a file and print `some command` into it, instead of calling
system("some command > file").  You lose the possibility of seeing an
error code.

Duncan Murdoch
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