[R] remotely saving an R session

Barry Rowlingson B.Rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Thu Sep 21 12:04:23 CEST 2006

Jeffrey Horner wrote:

> $ kill -USR1 pid
> will save the global environment in the file .RData, but you'll need to 
> remember the current working directory of the process to find it.

  Remember? With a computer, you never need to remember!

  $ ls -l /proc/$pid/cwd

  is a symlink to the current working directory. Even if you change it 
with setwd() in R, it is still correct.


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