Return a System Configuration Setting

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Description

Retrieve one configuration setting

Usage

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getConfig(var, path = ".")

Arguments

var

An character object specifying a value for which configuration is queried.

path

An optional character object specifying a path. Default is the current directory.

Details

This functions returns the configuration setting for a given input. in a data.frame object. The system-level functions sysconf, pathconf and confstr provide the underlying information.

Value

A result value corresponding to the requested setting. The return type can be either integer for a numeric value, character for text or NULL in case to value could be retrieved.

Author(s)

Dirk Eddelbuettel

See Also

getAll

Examples

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getConfig("_NPROCESSORS_CONF")   # number of processor
getConfig("LEVEL1_ICACHE_SIZE")  # leve1 cache size
getConfig("GNU_LIBC_VERSION")    # libc version

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