sys: 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.

Version: 1.4
Suggests: unix (≥ 1.3), testthat
Published: 2017-06-24
Author: Jeroen Ooms [aut, cre], Gábor Csárdi [ctb]
Maintainer: Jeroen Ooms <jeroen at berkeley.edu>
BugReports: https://github.com/jeroen/sys/issues
License: MIT + file LICENSE
URL: https://github.com/jeroen/sys#readme
NeedsCompilation: yes
SystemRequirements: libapparmor-dev (optional, debian/ubuntu only)
Materials: NEWS
CRAN checks: sys results

Downloads:

Reference manual: sys.pdf
Package source: sys_1.4.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel: sys_1.4.zip, r-release: sys_1.4.zip, r-oldrel: sys_1.4.zip
OS X El Capitan binaries: r-release: sys_1.3.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-oldrel: sys_1.4.tgz
Old sources: sys archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: antiword, opencpu, unrtf
Reverse suggests: redux

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