R-alpha: libf2c as a shared library
Thu, 21 Aug 1997 22:19:50 +1200 (NZST)
Ok, I did the following experiment
where try.so contains the following compiled subroutine
double precision x
It worked just fine (at least here on my FreeBSD machine at home).
So it seems that it will be easy to make all of f2c available,
including the all the IO stuff.
It should be easy to package the libf2c sources as an R library.
I'm hesitant to put it into the core R distribution, because it
adds a lot of source, although this would ensure that it was always
So, should it go in the R core, or to CRAN?
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