Re: [Rd] R as shared library

From: Jeffrey Horner <>
Date: Sat 21 Aug 2004 - 05:16:58 EST

Byron Ellis wrote:
> Building the callbacks is possible. Basically, you need to construct a
> fake DllInfo object for Apache and then use R_registerRoutines to attach
> the callbacks to R as it if were a normal R package registering its
> routines.
> I might have a simple example of this lying around, I'll see if I can
> find it (especially since it seems I'll be needing it myself soon :-))

Yes. I thought about that, but that solution may break on future R releases and may hinder porting to other platforms outside of the UNIX family. I'm going to try Duncan's suggestion of a third dll which will install like a traditional R package.

Jeffrey Horner       Computer Systems Analyst         School of Medicine
615-322-8606         Department of Biostatistics   Vanderbilt University

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