Re: [R] skeleton for package containing C code?

From: Dirk Eddelbuettel <>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2008 10:55:30 -0600

On 19 November 2008 at 18:44, Rainer M Krug wrote:
| I looked in the "writing R extensions" and also into package.skeleton,
| but could not find anything:
| I am looking for a skeleton or simple example on how to create a
| package which contains C++ code.
| I only want to implement one function, so nothing complicated. The
| idea is to use the package to make it easier to install the function
| on several Linux computers - no windows required at the moment.

Yes, the Rcpp package from CRAN. Start with

    help("Rcpp-package", package="Rcpp")

Comments on where the documentation is not clear are welcome.

More about Rcpp is e.g. at


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