Re: [R] Unload a library

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Sat 20 Aug 2005 - 03:05:41 EST

On Fri, 19 Aug 2005, Uwe Ligges wrote:

> Talita Perciano Costa Leite wrote:
>
>> Hi people,
>>
>> I'm developing an application (in Linux) using tcltk and calling ggobi
>> from that application (using the Rggobi package). After I load ggobi
>> and want to use the windows made by tcltk I get some errors and
>> sometimes R cracks. I believe the problem is because the packages
>> Rggobi, RGtk and tcltk are running together. I thought about a solution
>> that would be unload the Rggobi and RGtk packages after I use them. Do
>> you know how I do that? And if someone has another solution for that
>> problem please help me.
>
> See ?detach

In principle, yes. However, as all these applications make use of the event loop hooks, please check that they do undo their effects. I don't see any signs of that in either Rggobi or RGtk (they would need a .Last.lib to do it): but I could have overlooked something.

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