[R] Reimplement order somehow

Vladimir Eremeev wl2776 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 3 16:11:16 CEST 2007

Vladimir Eremeev wrote:
> XpeH wrote:
>> I am trying to understand how the order method in R language works, and
>> then I'd like to do the same in some other language. 
> 1. Type order in R command prompt (without "(" and ")") and press enter.
> This will print you the body of this function, so you can inspect it. You
> can save it to a file using your OS clipboard or with dump("order").
> 2. 
>> install.packages("debug")
>> library(debug)
>> mtrace(order)
>> order(o)
> o is the variable, you've created in your previous email.
> This allows you to trace the function and inspect the variables in each
> step.
Sorry, this is incorrect method to study this function, because it calls the
internal function written, probably, in C.
Well, you still can download and study R sources.
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