littler: R at the Command-Line via 'r'

A scripting and command-line front-end is provided by 'r' (aka 'littler') as a lightweight binary wrapper around the GNU R language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. While R can be used in batch mode, the r binary adds full support for both 'shebang'-style scripting (i.e. using a hash-mark-exclamation-path expression as the first line in scripts) as well as command-line use in standard Unix pipelines. In other words, r provides the R language without the environment.

Version: 0.3.20
Suggests: simplermarkdown, docopt, rcmdcheck
OS_type: unix
Published: 2024-03-23
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.littler
Author: Dirk Eddelbuettel and Jeff Horner (2006-2008)
Maintainer: Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: yes
SystemRequirements: libR
Materials: README NEWS ChangeLog
CRAN checks: littler results


Reference manual: littler.pdf
Vignettes: Littler Examples
Littler FAQ


Package source: littler_0.3.20.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel: not available, r-release: not available, r-oldrel: not available
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): littler_0.3.20.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): littler_0.3.20.tgz, r-release (x86_64): littler_0.3.20.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): littler_0.3.20.tgz
Old sources: littler archive


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