[R-SIG-Mac] Detecting GUI vs console?

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Aug 13 16:29:12 CEST 2010

On Fri, 13 Aug 2010, Ben Haller wrote:

> Hi all.  I've started using mclapply(), which doesn't work well in the GUI. 
> I'd like to protect my code against mistakes by checking for whether I'm 
> running under the GUI or the console.  Is there a standard way to do this?

See ?.Platform

> Thanks!
> Ben Haller
> McGill University

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