[R] Is there a sleep, wait, pause function?

Henrik Bengtsson hb at maths.lth.se
Fri Aug 23 17:27:39 CEST 2002

Is there a (cross-platform) sleep/pause/wait function in [R]? 

I want to poll a file once in a while to see if and external process is
ready. Between each poll [R] should consume as little CPU as possible.


Henrik Bengtsson

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