processx: Execute and Control System Processes

Tools to run system processes in the background. It can check if a background process is running; wait on a background process to finish; get the exit status of finished processes; kill background processes and their children; restart processes. It can read the standard output and error of the processes, using non-blocking connections. 'processx' can poll a process for standard output or error, with a timeout. It can also poll several processes at once.

Version: 3.1.0
Imports: assertthat, crayon, R6, utils
LinkingTo: testthat
Suggests: covr, debugme, parallel, testthat, withr
Published: 2018-05-15
Author: Gábor Csárdi ORCID iD [aut, cre, cph], Winston Chang [aut], RStudio [cph, fnd], Mango Solutions [cph, fnd]
Maintainer: Gábor Csárdi <csardi.gabor at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: yes
Materials: NEWS
CRAN checks: processx results


Reference manual: processx.pdf
Package source: processx_3.1.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X binaries: r-release: processx_3.1.0.tgz, r-oldrel: processx_3.1.0.tgz
Old sources: processx archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: callr, cloudml, dynutils, qsub, tensorflow, webshot
Reverse suggests: blogdown, plotly, ps


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