Re: [R] shell scripts in R

From: Andrew Robinson <A.Robinson_at_ms.unimelb.edu.au>
Date: Fri 14 Oct 2005 - 07:25:53 EST

Marco,

use the system command.

?system

I hope that this helps,

Andrew

On Thu, Oct 13, 2005 at 05:14:38PM -0400, Marco Grazzi wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> How can I execute some scripts from within R.
> I have a large data file which I process (for instance with gawk, but not
> only) before performing some statistics.
> I would like to do this in R, so that I do not have to save many data files
> and then making analysis on them (which proved to be unefficient)
>
> Thank you
>
> Marco Grazzi
>
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