[Rd] Is it possible to pass a function argument from R to compiled code in C?

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Tue Sep 20 19:40:24 CEST 2011

You can evaluate R functions from C, see Writing R Extension.

Uwe Ligges

On 20.09.2011 19:26, Alireza Mahani wrote:
> I have a function in R that takes another function as argument:
> f<- function(g, ...) { #g is expected to be a function
> }
> I want to see if there is a way to implement "f" in C and calling it from R
> using ".C" interface. I know that I can use function pointers for my C
> implementation, but I imagine it's going to be nearly impossible to pass a
> function from R to C. Are there any exact or approximate solutions
> available?
> Thank you,
> Alireza Mahani
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