[R] How do I really, I mean really, unload a package?
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Sep 24 21:09:33 CEST 2014
On 24/09/2014 19:56, Kevin Wright wrote:
> Sorry if this is well-known, but I can't find an answer or maybe just don't
> know how to ask Google the right question. If I run the following code in
> R (3.1.1), I find that lattice:::xyplot.formula is still available (or
> maybe just a promise to it ... ???) even though I've used detach and
> unloadNamespace. Is there another step I'm missing?
You just loaded it again. Read ?`:::` .
The only way to make a package's namespace really unavailable is to
> search() # No longer on search list
> loadedNamespaces() # But namespace is still loaded
> loadedNamespaces() # Namespace not loaded
> head(lattice:::xyplot.formula) # It is still accessible
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