[R] readBin: read from defined offset TO defined offset?
murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Mon May 11 15:07:04 CEST 2009
On 11/05/2009 7:05 AM, Johannes Graumann wrote:
> With the help of "seek" I can start "readBin" from any byte offset within my
> file that I deem appropriate.
> What I would like to do is to be able to define the endpoint of that read as
> well. Is there any solution to that already out there?
Sure: just use the "n" parameter to readBin. This will work for any
type except character, but it doesn't make sense to read those in a
given range: what do you do if the last one is not zero terminated? If
you want the end of block to count as a terminator, then read the block
as raw, add a null to the end, and then re-read the raw vector.
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