[R] Batch files in R
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Thu Jul 3 11:18:22 CEST 2003
>>>>> "Adaikalavan" == Adaikalavan Ramasamy <gisar at nus.edu.sg>
>>>>> on Thu, 3 Jul 2003 11:32:21 +0800 writes:
Adaikalavan> You can use save(object1, file="lalala.1"),
Adaikalavan> save(object1, file="lalala.2"), ... and the use
Adaikalavan> load() to restore the object1 and object2. Or
Adaikalavan> if you have many objects in a simulation to
Adaikalavan> save, you can save all objects using
yes, but use more sensible filename endings, definitely not '.R'.
*The* recommended ending for such files really is '.rda',
see also help(data).
Adaikalavan> Another option is to use write.table or zz <-
Adaikalavan> file("lalal1.txt"); cat( ... , file=zz) etc if
Adaikalavan> you want a human-readable form of your output.
Adaikalavan> It would be a good idea to use the
Adaikalavan> compress=TRUE option in save() and R --no-save.
definitely two good ideas.
I think the only reason compress=TRUE hasn't becomde the
default behavior is the fact that it wasn't available on all
platforms (at some time point at least),
see capabilities("libz") and ?capabilities
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