Re: [R] Problem with dir.create (R2.2.0 Windows XP 2002 SP 2)

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Thu 15 Dec 2005 - 09:17:19 EST

hadley wickham <h.wickham@gmail.com> writes:

> > I hope this isn't an insulting question, but does drive D: exist on that
> > machine?
>
> Yes, it definitely does! I'd expect setwd("d:/") to give an error if it didn't

What is the file system? I seem to recall that the top directory of a (V)FAT drive is somehow special, so setwd'ing to it might put a lock on it. Not that I know what I'm talking about, but Windows is notorious for that sort of thing.

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