The still very new package RcppInt64
(announced a week ago in
this post) arrived on CRAN
earlier today in its first update, now at 0.0.2. RcppInt64
collects some of the previous conversions between 64-bit integer values
in R and C++, and regroups them in a single package by providing a
single header. It offers two interfaces: both a more standard
as<>() converter from R values along with its
wrap() to return to R, as well as more dedicated
functions ‘from’ and ‘to’.
The package by now has its first user as we rearranged
RcppFarmHash to use it. The change today makes bit64 a
weak rather than strong dependency as we use it only
for tests and illustrations. We also added two missing fields to
DESCRIPTION and added badges to
The brief NEWS entry follows:
Changes in version 0.0.2 (2023-09-12)
DESCRIPTION has been extended, badges have been added to README.md
Package bit64 is now a Suggests:
Courtesy of my CRANberries, there is a [diffstat report relative to previous release][this release].
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