[R] Open a file which name contains a tilde
@chw|dom @end|ng |rom gmx@net
Wed Jun 5 21:56:47 CEST 2019
On 2019-06-05 20:32:07, Enrico Schumann wrote:
> >>>>> "FS" == Frank Schwidom <schwidom using gmx.net> writes:
> FS> Hi,
> 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,
> FS> Frank
> 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.
> Enrico Schumann
> Lucerne, Switzerland
I found out in the meantime that I can use 'R --no-readline' but I want to use readline and I found no possible readline configuration /etc/inputrc).
And maybe it works as Rscript.
But that should be more consistent because it is in fact very basic.
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