This function provides a way to get a list of all the DLLs (see
dyn.load) that are currently loaded in the R session.
This queries the internal table that manages the DLLs.
An object of class
"DLLInfoList" which is a list with an
element corresponding to each DLL that is currently loaded in the
session. Each element is an object of class
has the following entries.
the abbreviated name.
the fully qualified name of the loaded DLL.
a logical value indicating whether R uses only the registration information to resolve symbols or whether it searches the entire symbol table of the DLL.
a reference to the C-level data structure that
provides access to the contents of the DLL.
This is an object of class
Note that the class
DLLInfo has an overloaded method for
$ which can be used to resolve native symbols within that
DLL. Therefore, one must access the R-level elements described
We are starting to use the
handle elements in the DLL object to
resolve symbols more directly in R.
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