Re: [R] Calling R from R and specifying "wait until script is finished"

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun 22 May 2005 - 21:24:47 EST

On 5/22/05, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch@stats.uwo.ca> wrote:
> Lapointe, Pierre wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Let's say I have 50 R scripts to run. What would be the most efficient way
> > to run them?
> >
> > I thought I could do multiple Rterms in a DOS batch file:
> >
> > Ex:
> > Rterm <1.R> 1.txt
> > Rterm <2.R> 2.txt
> > ...
> > Rterm <50.R> 50.txt
> >
> > However, I'm afraid they will all open at the same time.
>
> That could be a problem if you had used Rgui (depending on which shell
> you are using), but Rterm should run until completion before the next
> line of the batch file will start.

Using Windows XP cmd, one can force waiting for Rgui to complete like this (note the /wait):

start/wait "" "\Program Files\R\rw2010\bin\Rgui.exe"



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