[R] New post to data() function does not load a csv file in 1.3.0 (SOLVED)- a search problem?

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jun 29 13:09:58 CEST 2001

On Fri, 29 Jun 2001 Jan_Svatos at eurotel.cz wrote:

> Dear List,
> I have found that moving the csv file to [working directory]\data directory
> solves my "problem",
> the file was loaded correctly.
> But I thought that R serches in all packages\data AND the [workdir]\data
> dirs, as mentioned in
> help.
> >?data
> Is this as problem or am I missing something important?
> (the latter is more probable :), but then why the behaviour is different
> from 1.2.3?)

It only searches in packages in the search path (as the help says).
Clearly that must work, or make check would be failing.

Sometimes 1.2.3 did not use the right search places.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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