[Rd] Question about Unix file paths

Duncan Murdoch dmurdoch at pair.com
Tue Nov 25 13:58:58 MET 2003

On Tue, 25 Nov 2003 07:27:46 -0500 (EST), you wrote:

>Perhaps the dir= and pattern= arguments could be combined so that 
>its not necessary to for list.files to paste them together:
>  list.files("C:/a*.txt", glob=T)

Why not use system() or shell() instead?  Those explicitly do what ls
or dir would do.

Duncan Murdoch

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