[R] Open a file which name contains a tilde
e@ @end|ng |rom enr|co@chum@nn@net
Wed Jun 5 20:32:07 CEST 2019
>>>>> "FS" == Frank Schwidom <schwidom using gmx.net> writes:
FS> As I can see via path.expand a filename which contains a tilde anywhere gets automatically crippled.
FS> +> path.expand("a ~ b")
FS>  "a /home/user b"
FS> +> path.expand("a ~ b ~")
FS>  "a /home/user b /home/user"
FS> I want to open a file regardless whether its name contains any character unless 0.
FS> The unix filesystem allow the creation of such files, it sould be possible to open these.
FS> How can I switch off any file crippling activity?
FS> Kind regards,
Do you need 'path.expand'? For example,
readLines("~/Desktop/a ~ b")
reads just fine the content of a file named
'a ~ b' on my desktop.
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