[Rd] Redirect system2 stdout to a file on windows

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Sun Jul 14 22:24:45 CEST 2013

On Sun, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:18 PM, Jeroen Ooms <jeroen.ooms at stat.ucla.edu> wrote:
> According to the manual, the `stdout` argument of the `system2`
> function can redirect output to a file. This seems to work on unix,
> however I can't get it to work on windows. The toy example below, no
> `out.txt` or `err.txt` files are created. I tried sending it to an
> existing file, or expand the full file path, but with no success:
>     setwd(tempdir())
>     system2("whoami", stdout="out.txt", stderr="err.txt")
>     file.exists("out.txt")
> Am I doing something wrong or is this not supported on windows?
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out.txt <- normalizePath("./out.txt", mustWork = FALSE)

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