Re: [R] bug in file.path?

From: Peter Dalgaard <P.Dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2008 11:48:34 +0200

Javier Mu├▒oz wrote:
> Hello,
>
> This is what i get in R-2.7.0 (with the completely internal file.path()):
>
>
>> setwd("c:/jml/Valoraci´┐Żn F1/04 BA/")
>> filename <- "Valoraci´┐Żn F1 PAG.mdb"
>>
>
>
>> file.path(getwd(), filename)

>>
> [1] "c:/jml/Valoraci├│n F1/04 BA/Valoraci´┐Żn F1 PAG.mdb" <<- worng
>
>
>> file.path("c:/jml/Valoraci´┐Żn F1/04 BA", filename)
>>
> [1] "c:/jml/Valoraci´┐Żn F1/04 BA/Valoraci´┐Żn F1 PAG.mdb" <<- ok
>
>
>> file.path(paste(getwd()), filename)

>>
> [1] "c:/jml/Valoraci´┐Żn F1/04 BA/Valoraci´┐Żn F1 PAG.mdb" <<- ok
>
> With the older file.path() all of these return "c:/jml/Valoraci´┐Żn F1/04
> BA/Valoraci´┐Żn F1 PAG.mdb"
>
> -- Session info -----------------------
>
> R version 2.7.0 (2008-04-22)
> i386-pc-mingw32
>
> locale:
> LC_COLLATE=Spanish_Spain.1252;LC_CTYPE=Spanish_Spain.1252;LC_MONETARY=Spanish_Spain.1252;LC_NUMERIC=C;LC_TIME=Spanish_Spain.1252
>
> attached base packages:
> [1] stats graphics grDevices datasets utils methods base
>
> other attached packages:
> [1] RODBC_1.2-3
>
> ----------------
>
> Is this a bug in the new file.path() or can I change something to make this
> work as before?
>
This could well be related to the PATH issue reported yesterday by Erik Joergensen, so please check whether R-patched fixes the issue (and please make a habit of checking our prereleases...).

(Email encodings again: I assume that you see something weird in the one place where I see the accented o in valoraci├│n, whereas you see the accented o in all the places where I see a reverse-video question mark....)

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