[R] R code compiled, assembled or interpreted?

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Wed Feb 18 20:07:29 CET 2009

francogrex wrote:
> Hi all, do you know if an R program 

If R program means pure R code, than now, R is an interpreted language.
For more information on the interpreter, you might want to start reading 
the manual "R Internals".

Uwe Ligges

> is compiled to machine language when
> executed? And also is there any way to disassemble an R code/program: to see
> how it is generating the machine instructions for the processor? Thanks

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