Re: [R] pnbinom.c qnorm.c

From: Martin Maechler <maechler_at_stat.math.ethz.ch>
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2008 16:30:35 +0200

>>>>> "ML" == Markus Loecher <mao.loecher_at_gmail.com>
>>>>> on Thu, 17 Apr 2008 09:16:50 -0400 writes:

    ML> Dear R users,
    ML> I was wondering from where I could get the C source code to compute
    ML> pnbinom() and qnorm() ?
    ML> (I would use R in batch mode but I find the startup time prohibitive, unless
    ML> there is a way to speed it up)

there definitely is, and I wonder why you haven't found it.

E.g.,

  Rscript --vanilla --slave --default-packages=stats -e 'pnorm(1.96)'   [1] 0.9750021

is very fast.

Martin Maechler, ETH Zurich

    ML> I searched the Web and it clearly is part of the R distribution, I just     ML> don't know how to extract them.

    ML> Thanking you !

    ML> Markus Loecher
    ML> Princeton, NJ

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