Parallelizing #RStats using #make

January 30, 2014

(This article was first published on YOKOFAKUN, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

In the current post, I’ll show how to use R as the main SHELL of GNU-Make instead of using a classical linux shell like ‘bash’. Why would you do this ? awesomeness
Make-based workflow management
Make-based execution with –jobs. GNU make knows how to execute several recipes at once. Normally, make will execute only one recipe at a time, waiting for it to finish before executing the next. However

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