R-beta: package ported from S to R

Thomas Lumley thomas@biostat.washington.edu
Wed, 13 May 1998 09:07:00 -0700 (PDT)

On Wed, 13 May 1998, Hubert Palme wrote:
> OK, hopefully it stayes loading correctly now, so I'll try to debug
> it. There is an unknown function "unix". Is "system" the R
> replacement? If yes: There is no "input" parameter. How can I redirect
> input with "system"?
> Is there also a replacement for "!" ?

The function system() replaces both of them.  There is no input=
parameter, it looks like we typically use paste() -- for example see
system.file() or help.start().

You can replace unix.shell() with system("/bin/sh") or other shell of your

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