[R] problems linking c++ code

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Sep 10 14:16:56 CEST 2001

On 10 Sep 2001, Allan Strand wrote:


> Do you know of examples of c++ code interfaced through the
> .Call/.Extern system?

The Matrix library on CRAN, for one.  Most people seem to use the R
internals in C and link to other C++ functions through extern "C" exports.

Matrix has

extern "C" {
#include <R.h>
#include <Rinternals.h>

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