[Rd] saveRDS() overwrites file when object is not found
tomas.kalibera at gmail.com
Thu Feb 8 15:18:15 CET 2018
Thanks, this has been already reported as bug 17358. Addressed in
R-devel 74238. R may still create a corrupt file, though, in other
circumstances (e.g. if it runs out of memory or is interrupted during
On 02/07/2018 04:14 PM, Kenny Bell wrote:
> I ran into this behaviour when accidentally running a line of code that I
> shouldn't have.
> When saving over an rds with an object that's not found, I would have
> expected saveRDS to not touch the file.
> saveRDS(iris, "test.rds")
> #>  1080
> saveRDS(no_object_here, "test.rds")
> #> Error in saveRDS(no_object_here, "test.rds"): object 'no_object_here'
> not found
> #>  20
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