Remove stored objects from the disc.
These utilities may be used to remove objects under delayed assignment from the disc permanently, where objects are respectively held in a local cache, a central data cache or central utilities cache.
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items to be removed. Names are taken as objects to be removed. Character strings, or calls resulting in character strings, are taken as providing names of items to be removed as character strings.
a character string vector providing the names of objects
to be removed. An alternative to
The name of the cache directory from which items are to be removed. May be given as a character string, or as a name, (i.e. without quotes) for convenience. The default is as follows:
The enclosing directory where the cache directory is to be found. The default is as follows:
Linking the default values of
environment variables allows the user to re-set the defaults, if need
be, either during startup or in the
Nothing. Used only for side-effects.
If the cache is not presently attached to the search path, it is sliently attached at postion 2 before objects are removed from it.
Old caches made in pre-release versions of
SOAR (known as
ASOR) will be converted to the present format with a
warning that this is happening. After this conversion only the
current version of the package may be used to access the cached
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## change default cache, keeping any previous setting oldLC <- Sys.getenv("R_LOCAL_CACHE", unset = ".R_Cache") Sys.setenv(R_LOCAL_CACHE=".R_Test") ## generate some dummy data dummy <- rnorm(100) mn <- mean(dummy) va <- var(dummy) ## store it in the stored object cache Store(dummy, mn, va) Search() Objects() Remove(mn, va) Objects() Remove(Objects()) # empty the cache detach(".R_Test") # remove from search path Sys.setenv(R_LOCAL_CACHE=oldLC) # restore normal default