[R] R system command on windows
ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Thu Feb 5 21:21:02 CET 2009
Aurelie Labbe, Dr. wrote:
> I am trying to use the R command "system" under windows (XP). If I try the simple command system("mkdir toto") to create a directory toto, it tells me that it cannot find the command mkdir...
> Does anybody knows how it works ? Is it a path problem ? Maybe the answer is simple: I am a R user under Unix/Linux and I don't know well R under windows.
See ?system which tells you to execute the Windows command shell
(cmd.exe) which is required to run mkdir or easier, just use the wrapper
function shell() as in:
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