[R-sig-Debian] running R in batch mode on Ubuntu
edd at debian.org
Fri Aug 16 18:50:16 CEST 2013
On 16 August 2013 at 12:45, Elizabeth Tighe wrote:
| So, I'm submitting R 3.0.1 jobs on Ubuntu (13.04) using 'R CMD BATCH
| --no-save filename.R &' (have an alias set to subr='R CMD BATCH --no-save")
| and am having a problem of sometimes the process ending without the R
| commands contained in the batch file actually having finished running.
| We're running Bayesian models using R2jags jags.parallel and it ends
| during the jags run, so it might be something funky with that package,
| but am curious to know if the general issue of R process ending
| unceremoniously is anything anyone has run into.
Use either littler ("sudo apt-get install littler") which we wrote for
this purpose, or else use Rscript (which came a little later, but now comes
There are also packages for parsing command-line arguments, so you can really
create scripts '#!/usr/bin/r' with all the glory.
Dirk Eddelbuettel | edd at debian.org | http://dirk.eddelbuettel.com
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