[Rd] Platform dependent native routine registration
plummerm at iarc.fr
Tue Mar 7 16:43:06 CET 2017
On Tue, 2017-03-07 at 14:57 +0000, Gábor Csárdi wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 2:51 PM, Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd at debian.org>
> > > But I just found that using string literals in .Call() works just
> > > fine. Hopefully
> > > this will still be allowed in the long run:
> > >
> > > .Call("c_non_existent_function_on_this_platform", ...)
> > So you are adjusting the literals on the fly at compilation time?
> No, I just leave them there. They are not supposed to be called on a platform
> where the C function does not exist, and even if they would be, that's just an
> error, which is fine.
> I could dynamically include/exclude R code at install time, but that is not so
> easy, either, I would probably need to deal with the docs as well, etc.
> So I'll just leave it there....
You can put platform-specific R code and documentation in a
subdirectory named "unix" or "windows". But there is no provision for
MacOS-specific R code as far as I know.
> > Dirk
> > --
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