[Rd] IO error when writing to disk
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Wed Mar 22 11:10:07 CET 2017
>>>>> realitix <realitix at gmail.com>
>>>>> on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:17:54 +0100 writes:
> I have sent a mail but I got no answer.
All work here happens on a volunteer basis... and it seems
everybody was busy or not interested.
> Can you create a bugzilla account for me.
I've done that now.
Note that your prposed patch did contain a bit too many "copy &
paste" repetitions... which I personally would have liked to be
written differently, using a wrapper (function or macro).
Also, let's assume on Linux, would there be a way to create a
small, say 1 MB, temporary file system as a non-root user?
In that case, we could do all the testing from inside R ..
> Jean-Sébastien Bevilacqua
> 2017-03-20 10:24 GMT+01:00 realitix <realitix at gmail.com>:
>> Here a small improvement for R.
>> When you use the function write.table, if the disk is full for example,
>> the function doesn't return an error and the file is written but truncated.
>> It can be a source of mistakes because you can then copy the output file
>> and think everything is ok.
>> How to reproduce
>> >> write.csv(1:10000000, 'path')
>> You must have a path with a small amount of disk available (on linux:
>> I have joined the patch in this email.
>> Can you open a bugzilla account for me to keep track of this change.
>> Jean-Sébastien Bevilacqua
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