[R] modify functions in "stats", but .Call(C_BinDist, ...) couldn't load C function

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Nov 15 17:04:17 CET 2013

On 15/11/2013 14:34, dan wang wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am trying to write a new function based on an existing function in
> "stats".
> This function requires to call a c program "C_BinDist". The new function
> couldn't work without load this c script.
> How can I find this "C_BinDist" function and load it to make my new
> function work through?

You are confused:  C_BinDist is not a C program and not a function.  It 
is an R object in the stats namespace, so access it as you would any 
other unexported object in a namespace.

> Thanks,
> Dan
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