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

Peter Dalgaard p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Wed Dec 14 23:17:19 CET 2005

hadley wickham <h.wickham at 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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