Re: [Rd] Calloc : syntax error

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Thu 13 Apr 2006 - 15:39:27 GMT

On Thu, 13 Apr 2006, Franck Arnaud wrote:

> Hi,
> I have issue with Calloc : at the compilation step, gcc tells "error :
> syntax error before ')' token".
> When I use the classical C calloc... free, everything's fine.
> Here's the part of code :
> a = (double*) Calloc(*n,sizeof(double));
>
> when i remove this line or replace it with the calloc, it's ok
>
> Hint : In the header file R.h, there's a line :
> /* for PROBLEM ... Calloc, Realloc, Free, Memcpy, F77_xxxx */
> is it related ?

Please see `Writing R Extensions'. You want

a = Calloc(*n, double);

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