[Rd] More Capability for Capabilities
edd at debian.org
Thu Jan 28 12:32:59 CET 2016
On 28 January 2016 at 09:00, Dario Strbenac wrote:
| The capabilities function gives a logical result of which features R has been compiled with. Is there a more advanced variety of the function that will give the version number of the library, or its system path, rather than simply TRUE ?
Both can _change_ when dynamic linking is involved . So I'd say that is a job
for your operating system.
Eg on mine and taking png:
edd at max:~$ r -e 'print(capabilities()[["png"]])'
edd at max:~$ ldd /usr/lib/R/modules/R_X11.so | grep png
libpng12.so.0 => /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libpng12.so.0 (0x00007f150324d000)
edd at max:~$ dpkg -S /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libpng12.so.0
edd at max:~$
 Presumably only minor numbers change while the ABI remains the same.
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