[R] sink() output to another directory

Rolf Turner r@turner @end|ng |rom @uck|@nd@@c@nz
Fri Sep 14 01:25:28 CEST 2018

On 09/14/2018 10:49 AM, Rich Shepard wrote:

> On Thu, 13 Sep 2018, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
>> What did you try?  Prefixing with either ./ or / doesn't make any sense.
> Duncan,
>    Using linux (and perhaps other unices) ./ and / refer to the current
> directory.

This is simply incorrect; "./" refers to the current directory but "/" 
refers to the root directory.

Note that sink("./mung.txt") gives the same result as sink("mung.txt"). 
I.e. the "./" is redundant.

If you have a directory "gorp" in your current directory, then


will put the sink() output into the file "mung.txt" in the directory "gorp".



Rolf Turner

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Department of Statistics
University of Auckland
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