Re: [Rd] Embedding R in C application

From: Duncan Murdoch <>
Date: Fri 24 Jun 2005 - 13:29:49 GMT

On 6/24/2005 9:18 AM, wrote:
> To whom it may concern,
> I am very interested in embedding the R functionality in our
> application. This is a C application that currently runs on Win32, but
> will also run on Linux in the future. From the material that I have
> seen, I need R compiled as a shared library to evaluate R expressions
> from C. Is this correct? If so, can I download this shared library from
> somewhere? Is there any API document pertaining to this shared library?

You want to look at the "Writing R Extensions" manual, in particular the chapters on the R API (for access to the underlying computational routines) and the one on linking GUIs or other front-ends (which sounds more like what you want to do).

Duncan Murdoch mailing list Received on Fri Jun 24 23:33:18 2005

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