[Rcpp-devel] [slightly OT] Can std::transform be used in place?

Davor Cubranic cubranic at stat.ubc.ca
Thu May 6 01:22:11 CEST 2010

According to www.cplusplus.com/reference/algorithm/transform/,

"The function allows for the destination range to be the same as one of 
the input ranges to make transformations in place."


On May 5, 2010 12:45:03 pm Douglas Bates wrote:
> I haven't seen in any of the descriptions of the std::transform
> template whether it can modify values in place.  For example, can I
> perform the equivalent of the
> x <- x * mult
> operation in R, where x and mult are both numeric n-dimensional
>  vectors, as
> std::transform(x.begin(), x.end(), mult.begin(), x.begin(),
> std::multiplies<double>());
> in Rcpp-based C++?
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