[R] Using system to run a stand alone program that requires input in Windows
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Jul 14 21:03:47 CEST 2005
You want shell() not system(), I suspect, as you specified a shell command
and I gather you are using Windows (not `DOS').
On Thu, 14 Jul 2005, Dr Carbon wrote:
>> system("foo.exe < params.txt")
> Alas that hangs just opens a window with foo.exe; params.txt is not
> passed to it. That's why I thought input might work. Any other ideas.
> I'm trying to think of a DOS program that requires input to test this.
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