[Rd] unexported symbols in libR.so of r-devel

Matthias Burger matthias.burger at epigenomics.com
Mon Jan 30 16:59:18 CET 2006

sorry for the late reply. I now had time to check again using
R devel  (2006-01-26 r37181)
and succeeded in loading package rpvm.

Thanks for your support.



Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Jan 2006, Na Li wrote:
>> Thanks to Matthias Burger, I came to know that in r-devel, a lot of
>> symbols
>> are no longer exported in libR.so, which breaks the package rpvm since it
>> calls these functions in serialize.c.
> They are hidden.  Since they are in Rinternals.h, this was unintentional,
> although they are not part of R's declared API and so are at risk (see
> Writing R Extensions).
> Just remove 'attribute_hidden' (which I have done in the sources)
>> R_InitInPStream
>> R_InitOutPStream
>> Since the change is fairly recent (earlier this month), I guess the
>> core team
>> will be making further changes.  In any case, please add these two to the
>> exported list.
> No more changes are planned.
>> Thanks,
>> Michael
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