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# Copyright (c) 2011-2013 Trevor L. Davis <trevor.l.davis@gmail.com>  
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#  
#  This file is free software: you may copy, redistribute and/or modify it  
#  under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the  
#  Free Software Foundation, either version 2 of the License, or (at your  
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#  
#  This file is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but  
#  WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of  
#  MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU  
#  General Public License for more details.  
#  
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#  along with this program.  If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.  

#' Returns file name of calling Rscript
#'
#' \code{get_Rscript_filename} returns the file name of calling Rscript 
#' @return A string with the filename of the calling script.
#'      If not found (i.e. you are in a interactive session) returns NA.
#'
#' @export
get_Rscript_filename <- function() {
    prog <- sub("--file=", "", grep("--file=", commandArgs(), value=TRUE)[1])
    if( .Platform$OS.type == "windows") { 
        prog <- gsub("\\\\", "\\\\\\\\", prog)
    }
    prog
}

#' Recursively sorts a list
#'
#' \code{sort_list} returns a sorted list
#' @param unsorted_list A list.
#' @return A sorted list.
#' @export
sort_list <- function(unsorted_list) {
    for(ii in seq(along=unsorted_list)) {
        if(is.list(unsorted_list[[ii]])) {
            unsorted_list[[ii]] <- sort_list(unsorted_list[[ii]])
        }
    }
    unsorted_list[sort(names(unsorted_list))] 
}