[Rd] Unix Symbolic links failing ("ls -s realfile linkedas") (PR#2382)
Wed Dec 18 23:33:46 2002
How are you `reading from' the files?
We do need a reproducible example to have a hope of fixing this.
On Wed, 18 Dec 2002 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Full_Name: Bruce W. Morlan
> Version: 1.5.1
That's two versions old already.
> OS: SunOS 5.8
> Submission from: (NULL) (188.8.131.52)
> I am using an R-package that reads from files if the files are physically in the
> startup directory, but fails to read if I use symbolically linked files as in
> "ln -s real_file linked_as_file"
> I did not see this listed in the existing bugs.
If it were, it might well have been fixed since 1.5.1!
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