[Rd] How to access to internal header files

Sebastian Fischer @eb|@||@cher @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Tue May 24 16:59:00 CEST 2022

Thanks, It would be great to get instructions on how I can compile R, so
that those header files are visible and can be used when compiling

best regards

Sebastian Fischer

Am Di., 24. Mai 2022 um 15:50 Uhr schrieb Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd using debian.org

> On 24 May 2022 at 15:23, Martin Maechler wrote:
> | Well, if you want to explore how R is written ... and that's the
> | only good reason for looking into such private header files ...
> | then get the sources of R and explore...
> |
> | The official sources (and even daily snapshots from both
> | "R-patched" and "R-devel")  are available e.g. from
> |
> |  https://cran.r-project.org/sources.html
> And for those who prefer the GitHub interface (including reasonably
> powerful
> searches, now even via two APIs, as well as editor support) there are the
> mirrors of the svn repo at GitHub of which
>    https://github.com/r-devel/r-svn
> is the more recent variant with extra polish to better map original commits
> to a nicely browseable git commit history.  It also has all the branches.
> I still keep an svn checkout for local builds of r-devel as I have since
> 'forever' but find the github access extremely valuable for browsing.
> So a cheers for Jeroen for taking care of this.
> Dirk
> --
> dirk.eddelbuettel.com | @eddelbuettel | edd using debian.org

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