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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.


Maintainer: Gábor Csárdi (ORCID) [copyright holder]


  • Winston Chang

Other contributors:

  • RStudio [copyright holder, funder]

  • Mango Solutions [copyright holder, funder]

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processx documentation built on July 9, 2023, 5:34 p.m.