[R] Debugging a program written in the R language

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Mar 9 10:45:43 CET 2006

On Wed, 8 Mar 2006, Liaw, Andy wrote:

> Now, Roger Peng has kindly made available a note on debugging R code:
> http://www.biostat.jhsph.edu/~rpeng/docs/R-debug-tools.pdf

There is also a new chapter in the `Writing R Extensions' manual in the 
R-devel version of R (to be R 2.3.0).  So now is a very good time for 
people to offer further information/suggestions for that chapter.

> Also, for compiled code linked to R, Duncan Murdoch's notes will be helpful:
> http://www.stats.uwo.ca/faculty/murdoch/software/debuggingR/

That's Windows-specific: the new chapter is mainly Unix-based.


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