[R] can R scripts detect signals sent by the task scheduler ?

Barry Rowlingson b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Sat Nov 21 00:20:34 CET 2009


On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 11:01 PM,  <mauede at alice.it> wrote:
> I have just updated R version to 2.10 for Windows.
> I cannot find package "fork" which seems to include  the exception handling
> functions.
> The list that pops up when I select Install Package does not contain any
> fork package (even spelt
> with capital letters).  Where am I supposed to get it from ?

 I suspect there's no such thing for Windows. Process control and
signalling is something very different between operating systems, so
someone needs to write a dedicated Windows version of that package.

 See here:

http://ftp.heanet.ie/mirrors/cran.r-project.org/web/packages/fork/index.html

Barry



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