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. 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: 3.8.4
Depends: R (≥ 3.4.0)
Imports: ps (≥ 1.2.0), R6, utils
Suggests: callr (≥ 3.7.3), cli (≥ 3.3.0), codetools, covr, curl, debugme, parallel, rlang (≥ 1.0.2), testthat (≥ 3.0.0), webfakes, withr
Published: 2024-03-16
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.processx
Author: Gábor Csárdi ORCID iD [aut, cre, cph], Winston Chang [aut], Posit Software, PBC [cph, fnd], Ascent Digital Services [cph, fnd]
Maintainer: Gábor Csárdi <csardi.gabor at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
Copyright: see file COPYRIGHTS
NeedsCompilation: yes
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: processx results


Reference manual: processx.pdf


Package source: processx_3.8.4.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): processx_3.8.4.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): processx_3.8.4.tgz, r-release (x86_64): processx_3.8.4.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): processx_3.8.4.tgz
Old sources: processx archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: asciicast, AzureContainers, babelwhale, bigchess, callr, chattr, chromote, cliff, cloudml, Colossus, crew, doconv, dynwrap, epitweetr, eplusr, GenoTriplo, giacR, gittargets, gtfstools, guildai, gwpcormapper, htmldf, jdenticon, MainExistingDatasets, mbbe, memes, minioclient, mlflow, pagedown, pingr, pkgbuild, pkgcache, pkgdepends, pkgload, pomdp, proffer, pysparklyr, qgisprocess, qsub, quarto, rbi, Rcollectl, repana, rextendr, rgee, rhub, rmspc, rosmium, Rsagacmd, rush, sarsop, selenider, selenium, tensorflow, testthat, uncoverappLib, virtuoso, ViSEAGO, wdman, xopen
Reverse linking to: asciicast
Reverse suggests: activAnalyzer, AzureStor, bbotk, blogdown, brms, bsicons, cli, cmdfun, dataquieR, ggseg3d, golem, InterCellar, languageserver, liteq, nanoparquet, orderly, pak, plotly, ps, rcmdcheck, ReviewR, shinyTempSignal, targets, tfdeploy, universalmotif, vaultr, webfakes, zip


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