Re: [R] Can't there be a cd command?

From: Barry Rowlingson <>
Date: Wed 10 May 2006 - 23:09:01 EST

> so, _if_ 'cd' would be recognized in future releases, it would'nt do any > harm, would it?

> ls()

[1] some things here
> cd("foo")
> ls()

[1] some things here

Cue shout of: "Hey, it didnt work!"

ls() is not to /bin/ls what setwd() is to 'cd'.

Gets -1 from me. setwd() makes it clear[er] its a working directory on the file system and nothing to do with R's objects.

Barry mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide! Received on Wed May 10 23:13:29 2006

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