[Rd] [R] Open a file which name contains a tilde
murdoch@dunc@n @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Thu Jun 6 23:50:27 CEST 2019
On 06/06/2019 5:04 p.m., Richard O'Keefe wrote:
> How can expanding tildes anywhere but the beginning of a file name NOT be
> considered a bug?
It looks like a bug in R, but not necessarily a bug in libreadline: we
may just be using tilde_expand improperly.
> On Thu, 6 Jun 2019 at 23:04, Ivan Krylov <krylov.r00t using gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, 5 Jun 2019 18:07:15 +0200
>> Frank Schwidom <schwidom using gmx.net> wrote:
>>> +> path.expand("a ~ b")
>>>  "a /home/user b"
>>> How can I switch off any file crippling activity?
>> It doesn't seem to be possible if readline is enabled and works
>> Calls to path.expand  end up  in R_ExpandFileName , which
>> calls R_ExpandFileName_readline , which uses libreadline function
>> tilde_expand . tilde_expand seems to be designed to expand '~'
>> anywhere in the string it is handed, i.e. operate on whole command
>> lines, not file paths.
>> I am taking the liberty of Cc-ing R-devel in case this can be
>> considered a bug.
>> Best regards,
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