Re: R.batch (Was: Re: [R] Calling R from R and specifying "wait until script is finished")

From: A.J. Rossini <blindglobe_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun 22 May 2005 - 23:59:45 EST

On 5/22/05, Henrik Bengtsson <hb@maths.lth.se> wrote:

  <-- very interesting package description deleted -->

> Future: Recently, I have been working on adding dependency control
> between jobs so certain jobs are processed before others. This is not
> included in the current version. Some kind of mechanism to restarting
> interrupted jobs where they where interrupted would also be very nice,
> but this is very tricky and will propably require modification of the R
> engine, which is beyond my skills.

For the latter, probably the best approach would be to employ a job/grid/queueing engine which does this (i.e. "grid"-enabling R with a grid approach which has checkpointing). I've been looking at this at work in a different context.

best,
-tony

"Commit early,commit often, and commit in a repository from which we can easily roll-back your mistakes" (AJR, 4Jan05).

A.J. Rossini
blindglobe@gmail.com



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