[Rd] [R] Open a file which name contains a tilde
r@oknz @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Thu Jun 6 23:04:06 CEST 2019
How can expanding tildes anywhere but the beginning of a file name NOT be
considered a bug?
On Thu, 6 Jun 2019 at 23:04, Ivan Krylov <krylov.r00t using gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 5 Jun 2019 18:07:15 +0200
> Frank Schwidom <schwidom using gmx.net> wrote:
> > +> path.expand("a ~ b")
> >  "a /home/user b"
> > How can I switch off any file crippling activity?
> It doesn't seem to be possible if readline is enabled and works
> Calls to path.expand  end up  in R_ExpandFileName , which
> calls R_ExpandFileName_readline , which uses libreadline function
> tilde_expand . tilde_expand seems to be designed to expand '~'
> anywhere in the string it is handed, i.e. operate on whole command
> lines, not file paths.
> I am taking the liberty of Cc-ing R-devel in case this can be
> considered a bug.
> Best regards,
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