Thans Dan. It seems that it may be an issue with 3.4.3...I'm going to attempt a
patch this weekend. The code works fine from the command line in 3.2.5!
Michael Ashton, CFA
Enduring Investments LLC
From: Daniel Nordlund [mailto:djnordl...@gmail.com]
Sent: Friday, February 02, 2018 4:44 PM
To: Michael Ashton; firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: [R] command line fails
On 2/2/2018 4:52 AM, Michael Ashton wrote:
> Hi - Think this is quick help. Not sure how to trap what is causing my simple
> script to run fine in R, but fail immediately when called from rscript. I can
> put all sorts of traps in the script itself, but when called from the command
> line the r window simply flashes and closes.
> There's probably a way to find out why rscript is failing, but I don't know
> it and can't seem to find it online. To be clear, I'm not really trying to
> save the OUTPUT of the file...it never even executes as far as I can tell.
> I'm calling it with C:\Program Files\R\R-3.4.3\bin\Rscript.exe
> "P:\Investments\Trading Tools\RV Tools\myfile.r" And again, it executes
> perfectly if I open the GUI first and then run it within R.
> Thanks for the help!
> Michael Ashton, CFA
> Managing Principal
> Enduring Investments LLC
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on Windows, anytime you send a path that contains a space to the command line
it needs to be enclosed in double quotes. Try a call like
"C:/Program Files/R/R-3.4.3/bin/Rscript.exe" "P:/Investments/Trading Tools/RV
I don't know how rscript handles the '\' character (i.e. as an escape or
not) so I changed the '\' to '/' just to be safe. And note, the program
pathname and the file being passed need to be quoted separately.
Hope this helps,
Port Townsend, WA USA
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