[R] bug in chdir option of source
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jul 12 13:02:19 CEST 2005
Please read the posting guide (as we do ask) and use the current version
as it asks to see if the `bug' has already been fixed.
This was fixed a while ago, definitely in 2.1.1.
On Tue, 12 Jul 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.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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