[R-SIG-Mac] R.app ?bug or me
simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Sun Dec 9 00:57:14 CET 2007
On Dec 8, 2007, at 6:37 PM, Loren Engrav wrote:
> Using Mac 10.4.11
> And sessionInfo() say
> R version 2.6.1 (2007-11-26)
> attached base packages:
>  stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
> Directory is ABC and history is XYZ
> So I change directory to FGH and history to QRS
> Then I quit R and say save workspace
> Then I start R
> And am back to workspace ABC and history XYZ
Well, if ABC and XYZ is in home and you didn't change the default
settings and started R.app directly then that is exactly as expected.
> Would seem I should be at FGH and QRS
Why? That would be quite bad as FGH and QRS have nothing to do with
your home. The whole point of changing a directory is usually exactly
the fact that you don't want to overwrite the workspace in your home.
> What am I missing? Is it staring me in the face and I cannot see it?
I'd say reading 4.3.3 in the R for Mac FAQ may possibly explain this a
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