Re: [R] download.file()

From: Stefan Grosse <>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 17:26:55 +0100

On Tuesday 18 March 2008 04:59:45 pm Henrik Bengtsson wrote:

HB> Also, you want to download the file in a binary fashion, i.e. use
HB> argument mode="wb", otherwise your binary tar file will be corrupt.
HB> R-core: I'd suggest to replace the default to mode="wb" for file
HB> transfers. 

I had no corrupt file and I did not specify "wb"

(R-2.6.2 on Fedora 8)


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