[R] R script .bat file from Python

Miguel Manese jjonphl at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 12:35:13 CET 2013

Hi Fabio,

I cannot reproduce it but this is probably some env var not set, or
some problem with the path to your R installation having whitespace in

See ?.libPaths, if it is empty you might want to hard-code R_HOME somewhere.


On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 10:58 PM, Fabio Veronesi <f.veronesi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to start running a script from Python with the Rscript command.
> I tested several ways of invoking R from Python and I finally I succeeded.
> The problem is that the script starts but R does not recognize the
> installed packages.
> I tried simplifying the matter and I created a script.bat with the classic
> commands: Rscript c:\test.R
> If I run it by double clicking on it it works perfectly. However, if I try
> to run it from Python, with a command such as os.system("script.bat"), it
> says that it cannot recognize any of the packages that it needs to load.
> Has anyone had  a similar problem?
> Many thanks,
> Fabio
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