Re: [R] SWIG for R

From: A.J. Rossini <>
Date: Thu 15 Jul 2004 - 02:48:37 EST (A.J. Rossini) writes:

> I like SWIG (well, it facilitates wrappers for Python really well),
> but it's not perfect.
> I've not delved into the difficulties in any detail yet, but we've had
> problems with mixing SWIG and Boost.python for connections with Python
> code -- and the Boost.python mechanism "feels" like DTL's RS<your
> language here> code, where as SWIG doesn't quite have the same flavor.
> (sorry for failing on the details, but I'm doing something else
> today).

Argh. To be clear, this is in the context of C++ systems. Which is relevant but completely different.

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