[Rd] (PR#10534 capture.output(), truncated last output without \n

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Dec 29 14:38:18 CET 2007

On Sat, 29 Dec 2007, Philippe Grosjean wrote:

> Thank you, Brian.
> Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
>> This only happens if 'file' is a text connection, and is the expected 
>> behaviour in that case: you cannot capture an incomplete line to a text 
>> connection.
> Well, in ?textConnection, Details section, one can read:
> "Closing the connection will output the final line, complete or not."

Yes, but 'rval' is returned before the connection is closed.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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