[R] shell command

Ross Darnell R.E.Darnell at newcastle.ac.uk
Wed May 19 14:58:02 CEST 1999

Using R (version 0.63.3) for MS windows, I try the following command

> shell(paste("cd ",getenv("RHOME"),sep=""))

which replies with an error message 

Too many parameters - FILES\RW0633  

which appears to suggest that the space if the path name is causing 
difficulties to the cd command. getenv returns

> getenv("RHOME")

Can someone suggest a way of dealing with this.

Ross Darnell

Ross Darnell
Department Of Statistics                   Telephone: +44 191 222 5374
University of Newcastle                    Facsimile: +44 191 222 8020
Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 7RU                Email:R.E.Darnell at ncl.ac.uk
United Kingdom 
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