[R] unix environment variables under R

Jan Malte Wiener jan.wiener at tuebingen.mpg.de
Tue Oct 29 12:37:53 CET 2002

Jason Turner wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 29, 2002 at 10:11:09AM +0100, Jan Malte Wiener wrote:
> ...
>>thought a UNIX environment variable could be the solution, but R doesn't 
>>seem to know about the environment variables.
>>e.g. >> source("$PROJECT/xxx.R") results in
>> >> Error in file(file, "r") : unable to open connection
>>is there something like environment variables for R?
> Yep.  Sys.getenv()
> Cheers
> Jason

thanks for your answer,
but how do i source a file using that environment variable; if the 
environment variable holds a path to a directory and i want to source a 
file within that directory??
in ~/R-Stuff there a bunch of R-files
now i want to source one of these R-files using the ABC environment 
sorry, but i do not know how to do this ?

greetinx jan

Jan Malte Wiener
Max-Planck-Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Spemannstr. 38, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
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Email: jan.wiener at tuebingen.mpg.de

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