[R] R.oo Destructors

From: Feng, Ken [CIB-EQTY] <ken.feng_at_citigroup.com>
Date: Wed 17 Jan 2007 - 23:51:36 GMT

Has anyone figured out how to create a destructor in R.oo?

How I'd like to use it: I have an object which opens a connection thru RODBC
(held as a private member) It would be nice if the connection closes automatically
(inside the destructor) when an object gets gc()'ed.

Thanks in advance.

Regards,
Ken
BTW, a >BIG< thanks to Henrik Bengtsson for creating the R.oo package! Lucky for me as I am not smart enough to use S4...



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