processx: Execute and Control System Processes

Tools to run system processes in the background. It can check if a background process is running; wait on a background process to finish; get the exit status of finished processes; kill background processes. It can read the standard output and error of the processes, using non-blocking connections. 'processx' can poll a process for standard output or error, with a timeout. It can also poll several processes at once.

Getting started

Package details

AuthorGábor Csárdi [aut, cre, cph] (<https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7098-9676>), Winston Chang [aut], RStudio [cph, fnd], Mango Solutions [cph, fnd]
MaintainerGábor Csárdi <csardi.gabor@gmail.com>
LicenseMIT + file LICENSE
Version3.5.2
URL https://processx.r-lib.org https://github.com/r-lib/processx#readme
Package repositoryView on CRAN
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("processx")

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processx documentation built on May 1, 2021, 1:08 a.m.