[Rd] Problems compiling C code on windows

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Apr 27 15:52:43 CEST 2005

On Wed, 27 Apr 2005, Victor Trevino wrote:

> I can't get my C routines running on a windows box. I have no problems at
> all in Linux.
> On windows, I have installed cygwin and the compilation works well but once
> I execute "dyn.load(.)" it hangs whatever I use C/C++ interfaces.

Please try reading the R-admin manual (in 2.1.0) and installing a Windows 
compiler instead.  R does not have a Cygwin port: it does have a native 
Windows port.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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