[Rd] type of list elements in .Call

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Jan 31 16:16:25 CET 2005

On Mon, 31 Jan 2005, Faheem Mitha wrote:

> [Forwarding to r-devel.]

> Dear People,
> Here is something I do not understand. Consider


This is covered, copiously, in the examples in `Writing R Extensions'.
Hint: search for coerceVector.

> as I would expect. I thought that if the vectors in the list could be 
> regarded as integer vectors, they would be coerced appropriately, but 
> apparently not. Is there any way I can tell R to regard them as integer 
> vectors?

Reading the manual would have corrected your thinking.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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