[R] Wildcards

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Oct 16 08:11:45 CEST 2007

On Mon, 15 Oct 2007, jim holtman wrote:

> for (i in list.files(pattern=".*\\.R$")) source(i)

Using Sys.glob() is perhaps more natural for most users:

for(file in Sys.glob("*.R")) source(file)

It is referenced from ?list.files these days.

> On 10/15/07, subura <subura at genetrix.se> wrote:
>> Care to explain how i can use a wildcard expression to "source" all files
>> ending with .R in a subdirectory ? I've tried something like this
>> 'source(glob2rx("*.R"))' without success.

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