# Call SOLAR program from R

## Usage

solar(cmd, dir, result = TRUE, ignore.stdout = TRUE, ignore.stderr = FALSE, ...)

## Arguments

cmd
A vector of characters, that contains the commands to be passed to SOLAR.
dir
A character, path to the directory, where SOLAR-related files (phenotypes, pedigree, markers) were previously created.
result
A logical, intern argument to be passed to system function. The default value is TRUE.
ignore.stdout
A logical, ignore.stdout argument to be passed to system function. The default value is FALSE.
ignore.stderr
A logical, ignore.stderr argument to be passed to system function. The default value is TRUE.
...
additional arguments (which are not used).

## Description

The function calls SOLAR via system function, that invokes the OS command (which is solar) specified by the command argument. SOLAR is required to be installed in the OS.

## Details

This is the core function in the interface between R and SOLAR.