findConfFile: Find a batchtools Configuration File

Description Usage Value

View source: R/config.R


This functions returns the path to the first configuration file found in the following locations:

  1. File “batchtools.conf.R” in the path specified by the environment variable “R_BATCHTOOLS_SEARCH_PATH”.

  2. File “batchtools.conf.R” in the current working directory.

  3. File “config.R” in the user configuration directory as reported by rappdirs::user_config_dir("batchtools", expand = FALSE) (depending on OS, e.g., on linux this usually resolves to “~/.config/batchtools/config.R”).

  4. “.batchtools.conf.R” in the home directory (“~”).

  5. “config.R” in the site config directory as reported by rappdirs::site_config_dir("batchtools") (depending on OS). This file can be used for admins to set sane defaults for a computation site.




[character(1)] Path to the configuration file or NA if no configuration file was found.

batchtools documentation built on Jan. 14, 2021, 5:20 a.m.