[R] running jobs in background
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jul 25 17:52:17 CEST 2006
On Tue, 25 Jul 2006, Uwe Ligges wrote:
> Nair, Murlidharan T wrote:
> > Can I run jobs in the background and the check the status of it from
> > time to time in Windows version of R?
> Depends on your version of Windows. I am running the automatical
> building of R packages in the background on a Windows Server 2003.
> Unfortunately, if you are logged on, a windows appears when the job is
> For other jobs such as simulations, I am always using a Linux machine.
You can with no window using a decent shell -- I use tcsh.exe, and that
should work on any NT-based version of Windows (and others are very old).
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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