[R] c++

Douglas Bates bates at stat.wisc.edu
Tue Feb 20 18:34:01 CET 2001

Bérengère BROCHE <berengere.broche at chu-rennes.fr> writes:

> I am programming in c++ langage and I would like to call  some R
> functions in my c++ code, is it possible ?
> How could I do that ? I don't undersand very well the chapter " The R
> api : entry points for C code"  in "writing R extensions"

Well you would need to protect any include directives for R include
files and any calls to C entry points in the R libraries with

extern "C" {

There are examples of this in the file src/R_LapackPP.cc from the
Matrix library but that is probably not the easiest code to understand
if you are just starting with this.  Perhaps if you gave us a more
specific example of what you are trying to do we could be of more
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