[R] bug in chdir option of source
ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Tue Jul 12 12:10:17 CEST 2005
usenet at s-boehringer.de wrote:
> I'm on R 2.1.0.
> In the "source" function there is a bug preventing the proper use of the
> chdir option (which simply doesn't work).
> The problem is that in the function the following line occurs:
> file <- file(file, "r", encoding = encoding)
> This overwrites the variable "file" and later causes the check
> if (chdir && is.character(file) && (path <- dirname(file)) !=
> to fail.
> I have some generic files which are not yet a package that I regularly
> want to source into many other files. How do people handle situations like
> this right now?
They use R-2.1.1 where the bug has been fixed.
> Thanks, Stefan
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