[Rd] system on windows vs. unix
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Wed Sep 7 14:03:33 CEST 2005
>>>>> "Gabor" == Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck at gmail.com>
>>>>> on Wed, 7 Sep 2005 00:08:05 -0400 writes:
Gabor> The R system command has different arguments on Windows and UNIX.
Gabor> I hadn't realized that and I think it would be nice if the input=
Gabor> argument available
Gabor> on Windows were available on UNIX too and the ignore.stderr= argument
Gabor> available on
Gabor> UNIX were avaliable on Windows too.
Gabor> Even without that I could have saved some time if the help file had
Gabor> pointed out that
Gabor> the arguments vary from OS to OS or even better which are common and which
Gabor> are OS-specific.
I very much agree.
Patches (against R-devel!) are very welcome.
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