[Rd] .Internal for functions in distn.R

luke-tierney at uiowa.edu luke-tierney at uiowa.edu
Tue Jan 3 14:21:25 CET 2017

The .Internal support in the C code is still i use for experimental



On Tue, 3 Jan 2017, Lukas Stadler wrote:

> Hi,
> the functions in distn.R were converted from .Internal to .External ([1], in 2012), and to .Call ([2], in 2014).
> They are still listed as .Internal in names.c, although they are not used in that way.
> Shouldn’t they be removed?
> There’s quite some simplification to be had, e.g., do_math3 could go away and do_math2 would be simpler.
> If that makes sense (I may be missing something?), I’d be happy to create a patch that does this.
> Best,
> Lukas
> [1] https://github.com/wch/r-source/commit/e430853d37cda69505e7452ddceb06a2008821d2 <https://github.com/wch/r-source/commit/e430853d37cda69505e7452ddceb06a2008821d2>
> [2] https://github.com/wch/r-source/commit/34fa67ca4c1dae13ed6a2ad74af7dbb27c8f3cb2 <https://github.com/wch/r-source/commit/34fa67ca4c1dae13ed6a2ad74af7dbb27c8f3cb2>
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