[R] Problem saving .RData file with save.image

Jeff Newmiller jdnewmil at dcn.davis.ca.us
Fri Jan 26 15:26:07 CET 2018

Google is your friend (e.g. [1]). Gist of story is that that an existing file of that name is being "protected" by the operating system and you need to use filesystem utilities or reboot your machine to release the existing file from this condition. 

[1] https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-help/2002-April/020169.html
Sent from my phone. Please excuse my brevity.

On January 26, 2018 12:27:55 AM PST, Steven Yen <syen04 at gmail.com> wrote:
>I am running R-3.0.3 on RStudio 1.1.183. I have recently gotten the
>following error message while saving an .RData file with the save.image
>command. I have not had this problem until recently. Help appreciated.
>Error in save.image("bope1a.RData") :
>   image could not be renamed and is left in bope1a.RDataTmp
>	[[alternative HTML version deleted]]
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