[R] using var from bash in R script
dwinsemius at comcast.net
Wed Jan 4 23:52:22 CET 2012
On Jan 4, 2012, at 4:08 PM, dood wrote:
> Dear R users,
> This probably a really noob question, but I'm stuck. I'd like to
> pass some
> variables from bash to R as strings. I can successfully pass
> variables using
> commandArgs(), the problem is that I end up with an array.
Huh? You should be getting a character vector.
> So, for example:
>> Args <- commandArgs(TRUE)
>  "one" "two" "three"
> Now, it just so happens that "one", "two", "three" are names of
.... columns? Of what? Or perhaps ... in what? Does this "what" have a
name in the R workspace?
> I'd like to work with. I'd like to do something like this:
>> print(summary(lm(Args ~ Args)))
No 'data' argument to lm. You would be getting better answers if you
provided more specifics.
> But, this doesn't work. The alternative would be to let bash write a
> of R-scripts and then rm them when done, but that seems like an
> Can this be done?
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David Winsemius, MD
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