[R] Wait for batch file to execute
soni.archit1989 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 13 17:27:28 CEST 2017
Thanks Jeff.. Will keep in mind.
On Apr 13, 2017 20:54, "Jeff Newmiller" <jdnewmil at dcn.davis.ca.us> wrote:
> For future reference, this kind of question should usually be accompanied
> by information about your OS such as the sessionInfo function returns...
> but in this case just read about the wait argument to ?system2.
> Sent from my phone. Please excuse my brevity.
> On April 13, 2017 8:06:04 AM PDT, Archit Soni <soni.archit1989 at gmail.com>
> >Hi All,
> >I am using below code to execute a batch file on server to get me data
> >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
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