[Rd] chown, chgrp?

Barry Rowlingson b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Wed Aug 15 09:49:04 CEST 2012

On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 9:30 PM, Hadley Wickham <hadley at rice.edu> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Is there an R wrapper for chown/chgrp (a la Sys.chmod)?  I couldn't
> find one with a few minutes of searching, but it seems like a curious
> omission.

 A recursive grep of an R-dev source tree I had lying around couldn't
find one in a few seconds.

 I'm not sure its a 'curious' omission, since its something normal
users[1] can't do, and who runs R as root?


[1] Or at least normal normal users. There might be special normal
users with certain chown permissions...

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