[R] speeding read.table
ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Fri Oct 19 14:41:30 CEST 2012
On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 10:14 AM, Fisher Dennis <fisher at plessthan.com> wrote:
> Are you suggesting grep in R or grep in the system? If the latter, this won't work because I need to implement this same procedure in Windows (sorry about not mentioning this), in which grep does not exist. If in R, the syntax is not obvious -- could you provide an example?
Windows does have find and findstr which are similar to grep.
if (.Platform$OS.type == "windows") # use findstr
else # use grep
>From the Windows console (not from the R console):
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