[R] mysterious (to me) automatic loading of packages when R starts up

From: Duncan Mackay <duncan.mackay_at_flinders.edu.au>
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2008 09:55:32 +0930

I have recently noticed that in one of my work areas, a number of packages are automatically loaded without my explicitly requesting them to be loaded (see below). This only happens in one particular workspace (located in a folder). I suspect (without any real evidence) that this may be related to my creating plots using the ggplot2 package earlier in this workspace.

I am running R 2.7.0 under Vista but I noticed the same behavior under R 2.6.2 last week.

Can someone please tell me why this is happening and how I can prevent this automatic package loading in this workspace?



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Loading required package: proto
Loading required package: grid
Loading required package: reshape

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