[R] Calling qnorm from Fortran

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Jul 3 23:18:04 CEST 2002

On Wed, 3 Jul 2002, Frank E Harrell Jr wrote:

> The R-exts may explicitly state this but I missed it.  How do I call qnorm or pnorm from Fortran?  Thanks -Frank

They do: search for `rndstart'.

You have to write a C wrapper to call C entry points from Fortran,
and there is an example with norm_rand.  Note the caveat on portability.

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