[Rcpp-devel] RcppParallel with string or char?

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Tue Feb 27 23:30:10 CET 2018

On 27 February 2018 at 12:43, brian knaus wrote:
| I have an Rcpp function that I would like to speed up, so RcppParallel
| seemed like a solution. The issue I'm having is that my data is not
| numeric. I currently use an Rcpp::StringMatrix as input and
| Rcpp::CharacterMatrix as output from the function. The examples at the Rcpp
| Gallery all seem to consist of RMatrix<double> or RVector<double>. I was
| able to find the below SO post which seems to ask my question but does not
| appear to have resolved successfully.
| https://stackoverflow.com/questions/29105531/rcppparallel-converting-charactermatrix-to-rmatrixt/29115437
| Is there a thread safe non-numeric data structure that can be used with
| RcppParallel?

You may have to craft a container similar to RMatrix:


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