SpaDES (version 1.2.0)

updateList: Update elements of a named list with elements of a second named list

Description

Merge two named list based on their named entries. Where any element matches in both lists, the value from the second list is used in the updated list. Subelements are not examined and are simply replaced. If one list is empty, then it returns the other one, unchanged.

Usage

updateList(x, y)
"updateList"(x, y)
"updateList"(x, y)
"updateList"(x, y)
"updateList"(x, y)

Arguments

x
a named list
y
a named list

Value

A named list, with elements sorted by name. The values of matching elements in list y replace the values in list x.

Examples

Run this code
L1 <- list(a = "hst", b = NA_character_, c = 43)
L2 <- list(a = "gst", c = 42, d = list(letters))
updateList(L1, L2)

updateList(L1, NULL)
updateList(NULL, L2)
updateList(NULL, NULL) # should return empty list

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