[R] .Fortran()

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Oct 8 17:07:16 CEST 2001

On Mon, 8 Oct 2001, John Bjornar Bremnes wrote:

> I am trying to call some Fortran subroutines using .Fortran(). These
> subroutines have arguments of type 'character', 'real', 'integer', and
> 'integer*2'. Is it impossible to call  subroutines expecting both
> 'character' and 'real' as input?

No, but it is impossible to call those expecting 'integer*2'

See ?.Foreign for what is supported, and note the comments there about
character types: they work on some compilers and not on others.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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