[R] Job scheduling in R

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Fri Nov 19 17:07:09 CET 2010

On Nov 19, 2010, at 10:09 AM, amit jain wrote:

> Hi All,
> Can anyone point to any package/resouce to schedule a job in R which  
> runs a .R file at a specified time ?

That wouldn't be an R function but rather a system function, wouldn't  

> I couldn't find anything useful in R Reference manual or  
> RSiteSearch. I am sure its there but i am unable to locate.

Search with:  R CMD BATCH
(that pulled up about twenty R documents including the fullrefman just  
looking on my harddrive)

  terms = BATCH chron

  terms = batch scheduling

  terms = schedule batch

(all of them worked to varying extents)

> Thanks for your help.
> Puneet
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