[R] R Send an Email

Barry Rowlingson b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Tue Aug 17 19:02:33 CEST 2010

On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 3:54 PM, Doran, Harold <HDoran at air.org> wrote:
> Just out of curiosity, has anyone ever written a function that sends an email to you when an R process has finished? For instance, I often work with very large data sets and certain tasks (e.g., merging records, lmer runs) can take a long time and I find myself constantly looking over to see if R is done.
> But, it would just be neat if there was a way R could send me an email alerting me that a process has finished. I'm guessing this could be made possible (on Windows) via system() or shell().
> Just curious if anyone has thought of this.

 RSiteSearch("send email") has a few suggestions, including the
sendmailR package...


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