[R] Password prompt for download.file from linux

From: Williams, George (gerw) <gerw_at_chevron.com>
Date: Wed 10 Aug 2005 - 08:47:35 EST

Is there any way to be prompted for a password when using a proxy server to down load files to linux. The only approach I have seen in the documentation involves putting a clear text password into an environment variable, which would get me into trouble. Thanks for the help,
George Williams

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