[R] windows vs. linux code
catcode at catcode.com
Thu Feb 26 02:19:33 CET 2009
Sherri Heck wrote:
> I have been given some Rcode that was written using a Linux OS, but I
> use Windows-based R. The person that is giving it to me said that it
> needs to run on a Linux system. Does anyone have any insight and/or can
> verify this. I haven't yet obtained the code, so I haven't been able to
> try it yet.
Linux and Windows use different end-of-line delimiters, but R doesn't care
If the code uses the system( ) call to directly invoke an OS command, then
that code is almost certainly tied down to one operating system. For
example, system("date") works fine on Linux, but doesn't on Windows.
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