[R] [External] Re: Error in setwd(dir) when initializing R

iuke-tier@ey m@iii@g oii uiow@@edu iuke-tier@ey m@iii@g oii uiow@@edu
Tue Nov 21 00:43:47 CET 2023

On Mon, 20 Nov 2023, Ivan Krylov wrote:

> On Mon, 20 Nov 2023 12:18:11 +0100
> Ana de las Heras Molina <andelash using ucm.es> wrote:
>> Error in setwd(dir) : no es posible cambiar el directorio de trabajo
> If you run traceback() first thing after getting this error, does it
> say anything useful? (Anything besides "No traceback available" would
> count as useful.)
> Do you have a file named .RData in your home directory? If yes, it may
> help to move it away (or remove it if you don't use the saved session).

Also check for .Rprofile or other profile that might contain a setwd()
call.  Starting R with --vanilla should work if the issue is a startup




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