Defunct {base} R Documentation

Marking Objects as Defunct

Description

When a function is removed from R it should be replaced by a function which calls .Defunct.

Usage

.Defunct(new, package = NULL, msg)


Arguments

 new character string: A suggestion for a replacement function. package character string: The package to be used when suggesting where the defunct function might be listed. msg character string: A message to be printed, if missing a default message is used.

Details

.Defunct is called from defunct functions. Functions should be listed in help("pkg-defunct") for an appropriate pkg, including base (with the alias added to the respective Rd file).

.Defunct signals an error of class defunctError with fields old, new, and package.

Deprecated.
base-defunct and so on which list the defunct functions in the packages.