RProtoBuf 0.2.4

(This article was first published on Thinking inside the box , and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

A new release 0.2.4 of
is now on CRAN.
provides GNU R
bindings for the
Google Protobuf data encoding
library used and released by Google.

This release once again contains a number of patches kindly contributed by
Murray Stokely, as well as an added
header file needed to build with the g++ 4.7 version which has become the
build standard on CRAN.

The NEWS file entry follows below:

0.2.4   2012-05-15

    o   Applied several patches kindly supplied by Murray Stokely to
         - properly work with repeated strings 
         - correct C++ function naming in a few instances
         - add an example of ascii export/import of messages

    o   Suppport g++-4.7 and stricter #include file checking by adding unistd

    o   Made small improvements to the startup code

CRANberries also provides a

diff to the previous release 0.2.3
More information is at the
page which has a
draft package vignette,
a ‘quick’ overview vignette
and a
unit test summary vignette.
Questions, comments etc should go to the
rprotobuf mailing list
off the RProtoBuf page at R-Forge.

Updated to show NEWS rather than ChangeLog

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