[R] C++ interface?

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Nov 15 16:22:48 CET 2002

The following CRAN packages (at least) use C++ sources

GeneSOM, Matrix, RandomFields, Suppdists, e1071, geepack, rgenoud

I would start by looking at Matrix, which also has an article in the
DSC2001 proceedings.

On Fri, 15 Nov 2002, Fredrik Karlsson wrote:

> Dear list,
> I would like to write a R package that interfaces with existing C++
> classes (which I did not write myself). After having read the relevant
> part of `Writing R Extensions', I have to say that the issue is still
> somewhat of a mistery to me. One obvious explanation for this is that I
> have not had any practical experience in C++, only C, meaning that I am
> relying on what I've read a long time ago.
> However, I think I'll manage if I could find example code more extensive
> than the one in the `Writing R Extensions' manual. Does anyone know
> of any package that are using the C++ <-> R interface that where I can
> get inspiration?
> What I would need is example code of class instantiation, calling of
> object method as well as passing values/objects from/to C++ within R.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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