RProtoBuf 0.4.1

March 25, 2014

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

A new bug-fix release release 0.4.1 of
is now on CRAN.
provides GNU 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.

Murray once more shouldered most of the
actual burden and fixed a number of issues detailed below.

Changes in RProtoBuf version 0.4.1 (2014-03-25)

  • Document and add a test for the deprecated group functionality.

  • Add a CITATION file pointing to our arXiv.org preprint.

  • Fix a bug in the show method for EnumDescriptor types.

  • Import all top-level enums from imported .proto files.

  • Removed duplicate enum value type from the unit tests that caused problems with the most recent libprotobuf-2.5. (without option allow_alias).

CRANberries also provides a
diff to the previous release.
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.

This post by Dirk Eddelbuettel
originated on his Thinking inside the box blog.
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