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fread's jumps causing trouble #2404

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franknarf1 opened this issue Oct 5, 2017 · 0 comments · Fixed by #2436
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fread's jumps causing trouble #2404

franknarf1 opened this issue Oct 5, 2017 · 0 comments · Fixed by #2436
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@franknarf1 franknarf1 commented Oct 5, 2017

This file copied to a gist used to read in with fread (a year or so ago when I wrote my script), but now I get...

library(data.table)
fread("grr.csv")

Error in fread("grr.csv") :
Line 7 from sampling jump 1 starting <> has more than the expected 17 fields. Separator ',' occurs at position 241 which is character 9 of the last field: <<AAAAAAAA,AAAAAA>>. Consider setting 'comment.char=' if there is a trailing comment to be ignored.

In contrast, read.csv("grr.csv") still works, so that's what I will switch to for now. I guess Pasha's solution to my last issue along these lines might have worked for me here as well (#2157 allowing customization of the parameters behind the fread's jumping behavior), though I don't know it well enough to be sure.

@mattdowle mattdowle added this to the v1.10.6 milestone Oct 16, 2017
@mattdowle mattdowle added the dev label Oct 23, 2017
mattdowle added a commit that referenced this issue Oct 23, 2017
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