Re: [Rd] Sweave choking on \\ in filename

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2010 10:56:49 -0500

On 29/11/2010 8:07 AM, ONKELINX, Thierry wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> Sweave chokes when using "\\" in the path to the Rnw file. Using "/"
> works fine. The problem is that Eclipse+StatET uses "\\" in the
> filename.
> And example of the error, traceback and sessionInfo are given below.

This is fixed in R-patched. (It would have been fixed in 2.12.0 if more people tested the betas...).

Duncan Murdoch

> Best regards,
>
> Thierry
>
> > Sweave("Q:\\BMK\\cursussen\\interne_opleiding\\deelnemerslijst.Rnw",
> syntax="SweaveSyntaxNoweb")
> Writing to file deelnemerslijst.tex
> Processing code chunks ...
> 1 : echo term verbatim
>
> Error: chunk 1
> Error : '\B' is an unrecognized escape in character string starting
> "Q:\B"
> > traceback()
> 4: stop(msg, err, call. = FALSE)
> 3: RweaveTryStop(chunkexps, options)
> 2: driver$runcode(drobj, chunk, chunkopts)
> 1: Sweave("Q:\\BMK\\cursussen\\interne_opleiding\\deelnemerslijst.Rnw",
> syntax = "SweaveSyntaxNoweb")
>
> > sessionInfo()
> R version 2.12.0 (2010-10-15)
> Platform: i386-pc-mingw32/i386 (32-bit)
>
> locale:
> [1] LC_COLLATE=Dutch_Belgium.1252 LC_CTYPE=Dutch_Belgium.1252
> [3] LC_MONETARY=Dutch_Belgium.1252 LC_NUMERIC=C
> [5] LC_TIME=Dutch_Belgium.1252
>
> attached base packages:
> [1] grDevices datasets splines graphics stats tcltk utils
>
> [8] methods base
>
> other attached packages:
> [1] svSocket_0.9-51 TinnR_1.0.3 R2HTML_2.2 Hmisc_3.8-3
> [5] survival_2.36-1
>
> loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
> [1] cluster_1.13.2 grid_2.12.0 lattice_0.19-15 svMisc_0.9-61
> [5] tools_2.12.0
> >
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> ----
> ir. Thierry Onkelinx
> Instituut voor natuur- en bosonderzoek
> team Biometrie& Kwaliteitszorg
> Gaverstraat 4
> 9500 Geraardsbergen
> Belgium
>
> Research Institute for Nature and Forest
> team Biometrics& Quality Assurance
> Gaverstraat 4
> 9500 Geraardsbergen
> Belgium
>
> tel. + 32 54/436 185
> Thierry.Onkelinx_at_inbo.be
> www.inbo.be
>
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>
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