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Gets the pathname or a connection to the NULL device on the current platform

Gets the pathname or a connection to the NULL device on the current platform.

Keywords
file, programming
Usage
nullfile()
  nullcon()
Value

nullfile() returns a character string, which is "/dev/null" except on Windows where it is "nul:". nullcon() returns a newly opened (binary) connection to the NULL device - make sure to close it when no longer needed.

See Also

In R (>= 3.6.0), there exists base::nullfile(), which is identical to R.utils::nullfile().

Aliases
  • nullfile
  • nullcon
Documentation reproduced from package R.utils, version 2.8.0, License: LGPL (>= 2.1)

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