[R] file.move?

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed May 27 16:02:35 CEST 2009

Are you looking for file.rename?

Moving files is not really a portable concept, and nor is 'time 
stamps' (files usually have three or more times associated with them, 
and moving does not keep them all in OSes that implement it).

On Wed, 27 May 2009, Stefan Uhmann wrote:

> Dear list,
> I want to move some files that should keep their time stamps, which is not 
> the case if I use file.copy in combination with file.remove. file.move would 
> be nice, is there a package providing such a function?
> Regards,
> Stefan

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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