[Rd] Rcpp - Linking to DLL from another package?

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Mon Dec 18 17:42:44 CET 2017

On 18 December 2017 at 16:10, Jeroen Ooms wrote:
| On Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 2:40 PM, Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd at debian.org> wrote:
| >
| > (Moderately wrong list: r-package-devel for packaging questions, rcpp-devel
| > for Rcpp questions)
| >
| > On 18 December 2017 at 13:24, Stravs, Michael wrote:
| > | I am trying to make a package B that extends another package A. Package A uses Rcpp, and I want to extend a class X used there.
| Another, perhaps simpler example is the xslt package which is an
| extension for the xml2 package. The xml2 package exposes its object
| types (via ./inst/include/xml2_types.h) so that the xslt package get
| to the underlying libxml2 objects.

That is nice too, but doesn't in your case the object code comes from the
external libxml2 only?

Michael wanted to get at code from another R package, and those shared
libraries from R packages are not system-wide visible. Hence the problem.


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