[Rd] How to use a C code in R

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jan 21 04:51:51 CET 2005

LAPACK is in Fortran.  See `Writing R Extensions' from the definition of 
what $(LAPACK_LIBS) provides, and for details of the corresponding C 

There are lot of examples amongst CRAN packages of calling LAPACK from C.

On Thu, 20 Jan 2005 xt_wang at cse.concordia.ca wrote:

> I have a c code which uses clapack. I want to integrate R with this code. It
> said that I create a R package including my c code. Then build it with putting
> PKG_LIBS = $(LAPACK_LIBS). I want to know the interface LAPACK_LIBS is Fortran
> or C? If it is written in Fortran, how can I build them together? If I can
> build them together, I still use the function in cLapack or the function in
> LAPACK_LIBS? Could you tell me how I can do in detail?

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