[Rd] Connections patch

From: Jeffrey Horner <jeff.horner_at_vanderbilt.edu>
Date: Thu 02 Nov 2006 - 19:38:34 GMT

I've implemented an R Connections API for packages writers and those embedding R into other systems. The patch is here:


and I've started an R wiki for discussion here:


Main points:

  1. C code can create new connections and pass them back to R.
  2. R code can utilize them just like existing connections.
  3. C code can also utilize them.
  4. stdin, stdout, and stderr connections can be replaced with something else.

Comments much appreciated,



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