A new release 0.4.4 of RProtoBuf is now on CRAN, and corresponds to the source archive for the Journal of Statistical Software paper about RProtoBuf as JSS vol71 issue 02. The paper is also included as a pre-print in the updated package.
RProtoBuf provides R bindings for the Google Protocol Buffers (“Protobuf”) data encoding library used and released by Google, and deployed as a language and operating-system agnostic protocol by numerous projects.
This release brings small cleanups as well as build-system updates for the updated R 3.3.0 infrastructure based on g++ 4.9.*.
Changes in RProtoBuf version 0.4.4 (2016-07-10)
New vignette based on our brand-new JSS publication (v71 i02)
Some documentation enhancements were made, as well as other minor cleanups to file modes and operations
Unit-test vignette no longer writes to
/tmpper CRAN request
The new Windows toolchain (based on g++ 4.9.*) is supported
CRANberries also provides a diff to the previous release. The RProtoBuf page has an older package vignette, a ‘quick’ overview vignette, a unit test summary vignette, and the pre-print for the JSS paper. Questions, comments etc should go to the GitHub issue tracker off the GitHub repo.