[R] Wait for batch file to execute

Bert Gunter bgunter.4567 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 13 17:19:40 CEST 2017

?system or ?system2

Note the "wait" argument


Bert Gunter

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On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 8:06 AM, Archit Soni <soni.archit1989 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am using below code to execute a batch file on server to get me data from
> an API
> it looks like:
> shell.exec('<<path name>>\\file.bat')
> #do next step
> The problem is that this function shell.exec doesn't wait for the batch
> file to execute completely and jumps to next line of code.
> Any ideas how can I hold R to go for next line of code until and unless
> batch file has completed its execution.
> Many thanks.
> P.S: I tried to use shell() but it says could not find function shell
> --
> Regards
> Archit
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