[R] shelling out to R for one command

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Sun Nov 17 05:08:49 CET 2002

On Sat, Nov 16, 2002 at 11:34:50PM -0400, Paul Meagher wrote:
> BTW, what do you think Roneliner would look like as a shell script?

"There's more than one way to do it". Here's just one:

edd at sonny:~> cat /tmp/R1
#!/bin/sh -e
echo "$@" | R --slave

edd at sonny:~> /tmp/R1 "print(3+4); qnorm(0.5)"
[1] 7
[1] 0


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