[R] libPaths displays truncated path?
loris.bennett at fu-berlin.de
Fri Nov 24 07:58:31 CET 2017
"Berry, Charles" <ccberry at ucsd.edu> writes:
>> On Nov 23, 2017, at 4:34 AM, Loris Bennett <loris.bennett at fu-berlin.de> wrote:
>> I define the path
>> and add it to libPath. Why does libPath then display it as
> Because it is a symbolic link.
> ?.libPaths says
> "For consistency, the paths are always normalized by normalizePath(winslash = "/")."
> and ?normalizePath says
> "...the Unix-alike platform ... attempts to turn paths into absolute paths in their canonical form (no ./, ../ nor symbolic links)."
That explains it. A tad bizarre to my mind, but, as usual with R and as
I should have known, documented.
Dr. Loris Bennett (Mr.)
ZEDAT, Freie Universität Berlin Email loris.bennett at fu-berlin.de
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