Re: [R] Can I ask for the C code inside an R function using .C?

From: Liaw, Andy <andy_liaw_at_merck.com>
Date: Sat 14 Jan 2006 - 05:26:02 EST


Just wondering: How do people with slow connections get R? The Windows binary is about 25MB, while the source .tar.gz is only 13.7MB.

Andy

From: Francisco J. Zagmutt
>
>
> If you have a slow connection and/or you don't want to
> download the entire
> source code you can find the sources for R on this site
> https://svn.r-project.org/R/trunk/
>
> Francisco
>
>
> >From: "Liaw, Andy" <andy_liaw@merck.com>
> >To: "'Yingfu Xie'" <Yingfu.Xie@sekon.slu.se>,
> r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
> >Subject: Re: [R] Can I ask for the C code inside an R
> function using .C?
> >Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2006 11:13:51 -0500
> >
> >Source code for R and all CRAN packages are on CRAN. If you
> want the C or
> >Fortran code used in R or add-on packages, you need to
> download the source
> >(the .tar.gz files). You won't see the code if you just install the
> >binary.
> >
> >Andy
> >
> >From: Yingfu Xie
> > >
> > > Hello, all,
> > >
> > > It is a general question, but I couldn't find the answer
> elsewhere.
> > > I am using an R function using .C but don't understand one of its
> > > behaviors without the C code. I am wondering the so-called 'open
> > > source'. It doesn't include the C code together with the
> R function,
> > > does it? So what I want to ask is whether it is
> justified, possible or
> > > polite to ask for the C code behind the R function.
> > > Sorry if I miss anything! Thank you as always!
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Yingfu
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