[Rd] invoking R function in C++ in parallel
csardi.gabor at gmail.com
Sun Feb 1 01:29:48 CET 2015
On Sat, Jan 31, 2015 at 7:05 PM, Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd at debian.org> wrote:
> - either work in something like OpenMP and run in multiple threads that
> remain /completely/ shielded from R, ie no R calls, and not even R data
> types as you cannot trigger gc() calls from different threads
I think you can use R objects, as long as you don't call R functions on
them (not even from R's C api, although some of them are currently fine)
and consider them as read-only. E.g. if you have a numeric vector, you can
double *cvec = REAL(vec);
and then use cvec in your thread(s).
This is pretty restrictive, but could be enough in some cases.
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