Re: [R] suppress messages on loading its

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Fri 21 Oct 2005 - 05:59:19 EST

Those messages mean it has not been installed correctly -- they should occur during installation only.

They are written to the message connection, which capture.output does not mess with (but sink can).

On Thu, 20 Oct 2005, Omar Lakkis wrote:

> On loading the package: its, I get the "Creating a new generic
> function for" messages below even when I wrap the call with
> capture.output. Is there a way to suppress these messages?
>
>> dummy=capture.output( library(its) )
> Creating a new generic function for 'names' in 'its'
> Creating a new generic function for 'names<-' in 'its'
> Creating a new generic function for 'print' in 'its'
> Creating a new generic function for 'start' in 'its'
> Creating a new generic function for 'end' in 'its'
> Creating a new generic function for 'summary' in 'its'
> Creating a new generic function for 'diff' in 'its'
> Creating a new generic function for 'union' in 'its'
> Creating a new generic function for 'intersect' in 'its'

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