[Rcpp-devel] Sample function(s) for inclusion in RcppArmadillo
edd at debian.org
Thu Nov 15 13:35:30 CET 2012
On 15 November 2012 at 04:00, Christian Gunning wrote:
| | Also, you may need to add RNGScope() if you use R's RNG.
| | Yes, I should have mentioned that in my post. Calling RNGScope() is left
| | the user, since multiple calls to sample() can conceivably happen inside
| | single RNGScope().
| With that, maybe best to be included as another example in RcppArmadillo ?
| Why? The proposed behavior is the same as sugar's rnorm, etc.: a utility
| function that uses R's RNG -- it's the
| user's responsibility to properly scope the RNG.
| When time permits, I'll add Romain's comments on sugarizing sample (which I
| *think* I understand), along with some testing code.
Dirk Eddelbuettel | edd at debian.org | http://dirk.eddelbuettel.com
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