[Rd] Request: Increasing MAX_NUM_DLLS in Rdynload.c

Jeroen Ooms jeroen.ooms at stat.ucla.edu
Tue Dec 20 12:40:44 CET 2016

On Tue, Dec 20, 2016 at 7:04 AM, Henrik Bengtsson
<henrik.bengtsson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On reason for hitting the MAX_NUM_DLLS (= 100) limit is because some
> packages don't unload their DLLs when they being unloaded themselves.

I am surprised by this. Why does R not do this automatically? What is
the case for keeping the DLL loaded after the package has been
unloaded? What happens if you reload another version of the same
package from a different library after unloading?

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