[Rd] Question about Unix file paths

Peter Kleiweg kleiweg at let.rug.nl
Wed Nov 26 16:09:34 MET 2003

# aldus John W. Eaton :

> It seems to me that using this approach to implement a proper glob()
> function would be more work than using the glob code that is available
> as part of bash, which I think will allow you to handle much more
> complex patterns, including [xyz] {a,b,c} etc.

Unix people don't need a glob function in R. But a simple glob,
with just '*' and '?', may be all that an average Windows user
can handle, and useful to them.

Peter Kleiweg

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