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Failure to execute NONMEM from R

From: HUI, Ka Ho <matthew.hui>
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2017 02:54:07 +0000

Dear NMusers,

Recently I need to execute NONMEM 7.4 from Rstudio terminal. I have tried t=
he following scripts:

  1. `system2("execute FIT_01.mod")` #Through P=
sN, using `system2`
  2. `shell("execute FIT_01.mod")` #Throu=
gh PsN, using `shell`
  3. `write("execute FIT_01.mod", "FIT_01.bat")`
`shell("FIT_01.bat")` #Thro=
ugh PsN, using `shell` to call a batch file
  4. `write("execute FIT_01.mod", "FIT_01.bat")`
`shell.exec("FIT_01.bat")` #Through=
 PsN, using `shell.exec` to call a batch file
  5. The above commands, but call through C:/nm74g64/run/nmfe74.bat direct=

The above were also tested using the test dataset `CONTROL5`


  1. gave me the `running command '"execute FIT_01.mod"' had status 127` w=
arning without any execution

(2)-(4) gave me the following messages:
Starting 1 NONMEM executions. 1 in parallel.
S:1 ..
All executions started.
Starting NMTRAN
NMtran failed. There is no output for model 1. Contents of FMSG:

Not restarting this model.
F:1 ..
execute done
(5) similar to (1) but the status/error code became 107

None of the above has led to a successful NONMEM run. But the above command=
 lines work when outside R (i.e. through `cmd` +/- PsN)
Is there anyone experiencing the same issue?

System/software info:
OS: Windows 10
Rstudio v1.1.383

Best regards,
Matthew Hui
PhD Student
School of Pharmacy
Faculty of Medicine
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Received on Wed Dec 20 2017 - 21:54:07 EST

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