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.

Getting started

Package details

AuthorJeroen Ooms [aut, cre] (<https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4035-0289>), Gábor Csárdi [ctb]
MaintainerJeroen Ooms <[email protected]>
LicenseMIT + file LICENSE
Version3.2
URL https://github.com/jeroen/sys#readme
Package repositoryView on CRAN
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("sys")

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sys documentation built on May 2, 2019, 3:01 a.m.