[Rcpp-devel] Are there any C++ function name restrictions?

Hadley Wickham h.wickham at gmail.com
Wed May 29 15:47:17 CEST 2013

> I generated a new Rccp package and changed the hello_world function.
> The attached Rcpp Code stops working if I rename the method
> "rcpp_hello_world" to
> "conditionalProbabilityTables". The error I get is:
> "conditionalProbabilityTables" not available for .Call() for package "PhyloFun"
> I swear the only thing I changed was the function name. Hence my question:
> Are there any restrictions I am unaware of?

How are you rebuilding the code? Did you use compileAttributes, or the
short cuts in RStudio or devtools?

If literally the only thing you did was change the C++ code, it won't work.


Chief Scientist, RStudio

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