Re: [R] Creating directory under Windows R session

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2007 17:20:46 +0100 (BST)

On Wed, 20 Jun 2007, Henrique Dallazuanna wrote:

> I have tested in WinXP:
>
> example:
>> dir("C:/")
> [1] "Arquivos de programas" "AUTOEXEC.BAT"
> [3] "boot.ini" "Bootfont.bin"
> [5] "CONFIG.SYS" "Debug"
> [7] "debug.log" "Desktop.ini"
> [9] "Dic" "Documents and Settings"
>
> "Dic" is a folder
> any(dir("C:/")=="Dic")
> [1] TRUE
>
>
> That are right?

You said the test was

       > any(dir('your path')=="your folder")

Now, what did you mean by that? The path "C:/" is not the path to the folder named on the RHS. And I believe you will find your test also gives TRUE for AUTOEXEC.BAT, which is not a directory.

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