R.batch (Was: Re: [R] Calling R from R and specifying "wait until script is finished")

Douglas Bates bates at stat.wisc.edu
Sun May 22 17:34:47 CEST 2005

A.J. Rossini wrote:
> On 5/22/05, Henrik Bengtsson <hb at maths.lth.se> wrote:
>   <-- very interesting package description deleted -->
>>Future: Recently, I have been working on adding dependency control
>>between jobs so certain jobs are processed before others. This is not
>>included in the current version. Some kind of mechanism to restarting
>>interrupted jobs where they where interrupted would also be very nice,
>>but this is very tricky and will propably require modification of the R
>>engine, which is beyond my skills.

You may want to check with Xianhong Xie <xie at stat.wisc.edu> to get a
prepublication copy of an article he has written on the use of Condor
(http://www.cs.wisc.edu/condor/) and especially its DAG (directed
acyclic graph) capabilities to control the execution of R batch jobs.

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