.Call(.NAME, …, PACKAGE) .External(.NAME, …, PACKAGE)
"NativeSymbol"referring to such a name.
.NAMEto the DLL given by this argument (plus the conventional extension,
This argument follows
... and so its name cannot be abbreviated.
This is intended to add safety for packages, which can ensure by using this argument that no other package can override their external symbols, and also speeds up the search (see ‘Note’).
Rinternals.hand/or the macros in
.Externalallows for a variable number of arguments. These functions are primitive, and
.NAMEis always matched to the first argument supplied (which should not be named). For clarity, avoid using names in the arguments passed to
…that match or partially match
.Fortran. The ‘Writing R Extensions’ manual.