[R] How to emulate perl style of reading files ?

From: Daren Tan <daren76_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 03 Jul 2008 13:35:59 +0000

I tried the following, obviously it didn't work. Hope you get my point, how to do it in R ? My objective is to read a large fasta file (but not storing the entire data into memory) , and compute some sequence composition statistics.  

while(a <- readLines("test1") != EOF) print(a)

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