[Rd] Unix-like touch to update modification timestamp of file?
ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 17:24:29 CET 2008
If you only need Windows then this will do it even without RTools:
shell("copy /b /v myfile +,,>nul")
On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 11:12 AM, Earl F. Glynn
<efg at stowers-institute.org> wrote:
> "Henrik Bengtsson" <hb at stat.berkeley.edu> wrote in message
> news:<59d7961d0802262154r2e049998yf5ce8ea08ab5d249 at mail.gmail.com>...
> > is it possible to update the modification time stamp of a file using R
> > (on file systems supporting it)?
> For a Windows PC, if you have RTools in your path (from
> http://www.murdoch-sutherland.com/Rtools/installer.html), then you should be
> able to use the touch that's in the RTools\bin directory:
> system("touch sample.dat")
> Earl F. Glynn
> Stowers Institute for Medical Research
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