[Rd] Library file for the R engine in Windows?
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Dec 5 07:42:10 CET 2006
This is discussed in README.packages: yes you do need to build an import
library for VC++6 (don't know for sure about later versions). The
recommended route is to build it from the sources, but pexports.exe from
mingw-utils can usually be used.
On Mon, 4 Dec 2006, Christos Hatzis wrote:
> I am trying to use dynamic memory allocation in the C code to be called by R
> through the .C interface.
> I have used R_alloc as explained in the Writing R Extensions and included
> the R.h header.
> The program compiles fine but fails when linking. Obviously it needs a
> library file where R_alloc is found.
> I have tried to link by adding R.dll to list of files at the end of the link
> command but that did not work either.
> The S Programming book mentions that a library Rdll.lib needs to be built
> from source, but I am not sure
> if this is still the recommended route.
> I am using Microsoft Visual C++ Toolkit in Windows XP Pro.
> Thank you for any advice.
> Christos Hatzis, Ph.D.
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