[R-SIG-Mac] Rscript

Don MacQueen macq at llnl.gov
Tue May 27 04:16:02 CEST 2008

Relative to R 2.2.1, yes it is new.

A current NEWS file (available from CRAN) should indicate the version 
of R with which it was introduced.


At 8:42 PM -0400 5/26/08, Carl Witthoft wrote:
>So dumb question, but is Rscript relatively new?  I've got R v2.2.1 
>loaded on my G4 iMac w/ 10.3.9 because that appeared to be the 
>latest version which is compiled for my OS,  and there is no Rscript 
>installed anywhere.
>>Message: 2
>>Date: Mon, 26 May 2008 12:39:45 +0100 (BST)
>>From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk>
>>Subject: Re: [R-SIG-Mac] Getting arguments from command line to run a
>>	R script
>>To: Etienne Toffin <etoffin at ulb.ac.be>
>>Cc: r-sig-mac at stat.math.ethz.ch
>>Message-ID: <alpine.LFD.1.10.0805261233450.7298 at gannet.stats.ox.ac.uk>
>>Content-Type: text/plain; charset="windows-1252"; Format="flowed"
>>This is not specific to Mac OS X.
>>See ?commandArgs and the --args argument to R.
>>Something that is specific to Mac OS X is that the most convenient 
>>way to do this is to use Rscript, and I understand that is not 
>>installed into the standard path on the CRAN binary.  It is I think 
>>See ?Rscript for how to use it.
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Don MacQueen
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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