[R] Building Rgui.exe with Visual Studio
r_stuff_online at hotmail.com
Mon Apr 29 12:55:31 CEST 2002
This will save me some time...
I have tested the windlg package. Is there anyway to "persit" the menus?.
For instance, could I set R up so that it automatically re-creates my
menu/dialogs upon startup. ?
>From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk>
>To: Neil Osborne <r_stuff_online at hotmail.com>
>CC: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
>Subject: Re: [R] Building Rgui.exe with Visual Studio
>Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2002 07:13:35 +0100 (GMT Daylight Time)
>It's a long time since anyone has reported trying to build R with VC++6.
>It has been done, *but* it fails make check because of problems with the
>handling of floating point numbers (e.g. it reported 3 < Inf as false, as I
>It would have taken far less than 4 hours to set up and build using the
>documented procedures and tools. In any case, it is unnecessary to build
>RGui to add custom menus, as the supplied package windlg shows. And there
>are instructions in the sources on how to build such packages with VC++6.
>On Sun, 28 Apr 2002, Neil Osborne wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have downloaded and modified the source for rgui - because I wanted to
> > a few more custom menus to the GUI. I have almost got it completed, but
> > spent the last four hours trying to resolve the following issues (no pun
> > intended !)
> > Linking...
> > R.lib(R.dll) : error LNK2005: _WatchCursor already defined in
> > R.lib(R.dll) : error LNK2005: _ArrowCursor already defined in
> > R.lib(R.dll) : error LNK2005: _R_Interactive already defined in main.obj
> > I have tried just about everything I can think of (including the obvious
> > commenting out the declspec dllimport statements in cursors.c) - to no
> > avail. Actually that works but it's a desperate hack and causes the app
> > crash later on!
> > I've run out of ideas and I would appreciate a new set of eyes looking
> > this to see what I'm obviously doing wrong.
> > PS: I am compiling with MSDev Studio 6, OS is Win2k
> > Regards
> > Redhat Hacker
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