[R] Interacting with the Operating System

Sarah Goslee sarah.goslee at gmail.com
Fri Mar 9 23:39:57 CET 2012


On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 5:30 PM, Julio Sergio <juliosergio at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there any way to issue operating system commands and geting back the results,
> in R?
> I mean, for instance, in Linux, to execute from R the 'ls' command and getting
> back a list of files in the current directory, or, equivalently, in Windows/DOS,
> the 'dir' command?
> I'm not interested in the 'ls' or 'dir' commands it is just an example.
> Do you have any comments on this matter?
> Thanks,
> --Sergio.

Sarah Goslee

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