[R] Calling Other (non-C or Fortran) Programs from R

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Sun Nov 7 19:40:43 CET 2004

On Sun, 7 Nov 2004 08:50:25 -0600, Tim F Liao <tfliao at uiuc.edu> wrote:

>I wonder if anyone has experiences of calling other programs 
>from R (i.e., not C or Fortran programs).
>Specifically I want to call LEM from R and execute it in a 
>loop to process its output in R.  Thanks,

I don't know what LEM is.  If it's a language that can produce DLLs or
.so's, then it should be straightforward to call them.  If it's a
program using standard input and output, the system() function is what
you want.

Duncan Murdoch

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