[Rd] read.table() code fails outside of the utils package

Andrew Piskorski atp at piskorski.com
Mon Apr 21 19:08:51 CEST 2014

On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 12:43:55PM -0400, Simon Urbanek wrote:

> And that's how it should be - there is not reason why any other code should link to it. Why don't you just use
> .External(utils:::C_readtablehead, ...)

Ah, that works fine, and is nice and simple.  So problem solved, thank

I do still wonder though, with the C symbol made visible in utils.so,
how come this still failed?:

   .External("readtablehead", ..., PACKAGE="utils") 
   Error: "readtablehead" not available for .External() for package "utils" 

Andrew Piskorski <atp at piskorski.com>

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