[R] question about F77_NAME()

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Feb 8 16:06:00 CET 2002

On Fri, 8 Feb 2002, Liaw, Andy wrote:

> Dear R-help,
> Sorry if this is way obvious.  (It just wasn't for me...)
> Do all parameters passed to Fortran routines from C need to be declared as
> pointers?  In various header files (e.g., Linpack.h), that seems to be the
> case.

Yes. Fortran passes by reference.

> Also, what type should I declare in front of F77_NAME() for a subroutine?
> void?


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