[R] help needed for RInside with Qt

Bert Gunter bgunter.4567 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 29 06:32:40 CEST 2017

Is this application meant to be commercial? If so, R's open source
license probably would forbid you to use it. I defer to those with
real legal knowledge on this point, but you should check it. If it is
not meant to be commercial, then ignore -- I have nothing useful to
offer you.


Bert Gunter

"The trouble with having an open mind is that people keep coming along
and sticking things into it."
-- Opus (aka Berkeley Breathed in his "Bloom County" comic strip )

On Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 1:36 PM, Santosh Kumar <lsantoshksingh at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am developing an application using Qt framework and C++. I want to use R
> as statistics engine of my application. After doing some search on
> internet; I came to the conclusion that RCPP, MPI with RInside is what I
> need. The next logical task was to quickly tryout "qtdensity" project of
> RInside, for understanding the build and other settings. I hit some
> roadblock here and got little confused. I have following quaries:
> 1. I am using Qt  5.8 MSVC and would like to distribute both 64 bit as well
> as 32 bit application.
> 2. Can I use binary distribution provided on CRAN with this version of Qt?
> 3. If not then; do I need to build R myself with MinGW and Qt too with the
> same version of MinGW?
> 4. regarding make file modifications how should I set R_HOME env. variable?
> Currently my R is installed in "C:\Program Files\R\R-3.4.0" If I set env
> variable R_HOME = "C:\Program Files\R\R-3.4.0"....I get QMake error: The
> system cannot find the path specified.
> Any help will be much appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Santosh
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