[R-SIG-Mac] Executing iOS system code within R

elijah wright elw at stderr.org
Tue Oct 10 20:16:57 CEST 2017

something like:

system("PWD=`pwd`; cd TARGETDIR; ./runme.sh; cd $PWD') will do basically this.

Every time you run the system call it should be spawning a new shell
with a fresh environment.


On Tue, Oct 10, 2017 at 12:58 PM, Christofer Bogaso
<bogaso.christofer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi again,
> I need to execute few line of system codes for iOS from R. Basically
> that execution involves (as an example) :
> 1. Change the Working directory first
> 2. Execute some task (e.g.deleting a file)
> 3. Then go back to original folder/directory
> I am aware of system() function which can be used here. However it
> looks that system() function executes iOS code one-by-one i.e. after I
> execute system('cd .....') for #1 above, that changed directory is not
> passed for #2 and so on.
> Is there any way where I can run a chain on iOS code as-a-whole using R.
> Your help will be highly appreciated.
> Thanks for your time.
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