[Rd] Error in Windows Vista, saving workspace...
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Oct 15 15:05:46 CEST 2007
On Mon, 15 Oct 2007, Filipe Santos wrote:
> I just did a standard installation of R in my computer.
> What I was trying here is to call attention that Windows Vista doesn't allow
> normal users to write on the R default installation directory. Instead, the
> information about configuration files ( and in this case .RDataTmp )
> shouldn't they be stored in Username/AppData/Local ?
It does if the user installs R. Note the advice in the rw-FAQ to set up
a shortcut with an appropriate working directory, which it seems you did
There is nothing new about Vista here: all NT-based versions of Windows
did the same thing.
> Filipe Santos
> On Friday 12 October 2007 19:03:18 you wrote:
>> Do you have write permissions in the current working directory? I guess
>> Uwe Ligges
>> Filipe Santos wrote:
>>> Dear all...
>>> I'm using R 2.6.0 in windows Vista. And I got the following error:
>>> Save workspace image? [y/n/c]: y
>>> Error in gzfile(file,"wb"): unable to open connection
>>> In addiction: Warning message:
>>> In gzfile(file, "wb") : cannot open compressed file '.RDataTmp'
>>> This happens in both in RGui and Rterm
>>> Filipe Santos
>>> R-devel at r-project.org mailing list
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