[R] copy directory command
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Feb 13 16:09:23 CET 2009
On Fri, 13 Feb 2009, Tim Smith wrote:
> I was trying to copy a directory from one location to another. Is
> there a command to do this (similar to the file.copy command)?
file.copy() does this in the development version of R. Most people
system(paste("cp -r", from, to))
in earlier versions (needs a Unix-alike or Rtools).
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