Re: [Rd] dyn.load (PR#9364)

From: stefano iacus <stefano.iacus_at_unimi.it>
Date: Wed 15 Nov 2006 - 14:08:48 GMT

In OS X you cannot "unload" dynamically linked code. This is a known "feature" of OS X :(
This is not an R bug.

stefano

On 15/nov/06, at 15:27, tuke@senet.com.au wrote:

> Full_Name: Jonathan Tuke
> Version: 2.4.0
> OS: Mac OS X 10.4.8
> Submission from: (NULL) (203.173.46.189)
>
>
> I am writing C code to implement in R. I am using R CMD SHLIB and then
> dyn.load("file.so"). The function I then call with .C("function").
> Since I
> installed the latest R version, I have found that if I alter my C
> code and
> recompile, then use dyn.load("file.so"), the function in R is not
> updated but
> remains as the previous code. I have tried dyn.unload, but when I
> use dyn.load()
> the initially loaded code is used. The only way to load the updated
> c code is to
> quit R and then reopen.
>
> Thanks,
> Jono
>
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