sys (1.6)

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Portable System Utilities.

Powerful replacements for base system2 with consistent behavior across platforms. Supports interruption, background tasks, and full control over STDOUT / STDERR binary or text streams. On Unix systems the package also has functions for evaluating expressions inside a temporary fork. Such evaluations have no side effects on the main R process, and support reliable interrupts and timeouts. This provides the basis for a sandboxing mechanism.

Maintainer: Jeroen Ooms
Author(s): Jeroen Ooms [aut, cre] (<>), Gbor Csrdi [ctb]

License: MIT + file LICENSE

Uses: testthat, unix, spelling
Reverse suggests: redux, ssh

Released 28 days ago.

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