[R] unix environment variables under R
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Oct 29 16:02:54 CET 2002
and please try not to expect sloppy sh-shell programming to work
in any other language.
On Tue, 29 Oct 2002, Jan Malte Wiener wrote:
> Jason Turner wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 29, 2002 at 10:11:09AM +0100, Jan Malte Wiener wrote:
> > ...
> >>thought a UNIX environment variable could be the solution, but R doesn't
> >>seem to know about the environment variables.
> >>e.g. >> source("$PROJECT/xxx.R") results in
> >> >> Error in file(file, "r") : unable to open connection
> >>is there something like environment variables for R?
> > Yep. Sys.getenv()
> > Cheers
> > Jason
> thanks for your answer,
> but how do i source a file using that environment variable; if the
> environment variable holds a path to a directory and i want to source a
> file within that directory??
> in ~/R-Stuff there a bunch of R-files
> now i want to source one of these R-files using the ABC environment
> sorry, but i do not know how to do this ?
> greetinx jan
> Jan Malte Wiener
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