This function is similar to rcmd(), but it has slightly different defaults:

  • The repos options is unchanged.

  • No extra environment variables are defined.

rcmd_copycat(cmd, cmdargs = character(), libpath = .libPaths(),
  repos = getOption("repos"), env = character(), ...)

Arguments

cmd

Command to run. See R --help from the command line for the various commands. In the current version of R (3.2.4) these are: BATCH, COMPILE, SHLIB, INSTALL, REMOVE, build, check, LINK, Rprof, Rdconv, Rd2pdf, Rd2txt, Stangle, Sweave, Rdiff, config, javareconf, rtags.

cmdargs

Command line arguments.

libpath

The library path.

repos

The repos option. If NULL, then no repos option is set. This options is only used if user_profile or system_profile is set FALSE, as it is set using the system or the user profile.

env

Environment variables to set for the child process.

...

Additional arguments are passed to rcmd().

See also

Other R CMD commands: rcmd_bg, rcmd