[R] FTP-Access from R
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Oct 23 17:05:33 CEST 2001
You haven't told us the R platform. But R's ftp is taken from libxml on
most systems, and it's not a complete implementation.
I suggest you use download.file with method = "wget".
On Tue, 23 Oct 2001, Joerg Maeder wrote:
> I want to access a file on a ftp-server with R. But it doesn't work. I
> suppose the reason is the username and password. Here the non working
> file path
> I tested other files on this server, same result: a crash of R. I tested
> it with other 'normal' sites (on other servers): that works
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