[NTG-context] Difficulties using the r module

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sun Jul 2 13:25:02 CEST 2006

Johan Sandblom wrote:
> I can't really think why it wouldn't work then. Perhaps it is to do
> with \write18 and the right of TeX to run external programs? Or maybe
> R on the mac does not take the same command-line options? In that case
> the output of the texexec run should be revealing. R takes more than a
> second to start up so there are noticable breaks in the output after
> which error messages from R appear. Btw, the reason it does not work
> on contextgarden is likely that R is not installed there.
one problem could be that R has this piping; i wonder why a program that 
takes a 50 meg installation does not support something --output or i 
must have missed something



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