sys: Powerful and Reliable Tools for Running System Commands in R

Drop-in replacements for the base system2() function with fine control and consistent behavior across platforms. Supports clean interruption, timeout, background tasks, and streaming STDIN / STDOUT / STDERR over binary or text connections. Arguments on Windows automatically get encoded and quoted to work on different locales.

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Package details

AuthorJeroen Ooms [aut, cre] (<>), Gábor Csárdi [ctb]
MaintainerJeroen Ooms <>
LicenseMIT + file LICENSE
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sys documentation built on July 23, 2020, 9:07 a.m.