[R-SIG-Mac] sh: convert: command not found
pdalgd at gmail.com
Fri Oct 24 16:51:26 CEST 2014
On 24 Oct 2014, at 15:03 , Simon Urbanek <simon.urbanek at r-project.org> wrote:
> I think it's better without so it is inherited implicitly, i.e.
> system(paste0("PATH=",shQuote(Sys.getenv("PATH"))," which pdflatex"))
OK, if it works, it works. The thing that worried me slightly is that standard unix logic is that
sets FOO in the environment of baz, and it was not obvious to me that setting PATH= affects the _shell_ while it is looking for baz. (This might be documented somewhere in POSIX?).
Peter Dalgaard, Professor,
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