[R] Job scheduling in R

Jeffrey Spies jspies at virginia.edu
Sat Nov 20 03:37:17 CET 2010

Cron still works, but launchd/launchctl seems to be preferred by some
if you're on Mac OS X.


On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 7:09 PM, Steve Lianoglou
<mailinglist.honeypot at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 10:09 AM, amit jain <buddyhi at indiatimes.com> 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 ?
>> I couldn't find anything useful in R Reference manual or RSiteSearch. I am sure its there but i am unable to locate.
> If you're on a *nix-type machine, look into cron:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cron
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