Re: [Rd] R CMD SHLIB in Windows XP - No output at all

From: William Dunlap <wdunlap_at_tibco.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 02:08:52 +0000

It looks like my original path had R_HOME for 2.14.0 in it, but what I did works when that was changed.

Bill Dunlap
Spotfire, TIBCO Software
wdunlap tibco.com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-devel-bounces_at_r-project.org [mailto:r-devel-bounces_at_r-project.org] On Behalf Of William Dunlap
> Sent: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 5:27 PM
> To: Lorenzo; r-devel_at_r-project.org
> Subject: Re: [Rd] R CMD SHLIB in Windows XP - No output at all
>
> Does the following example help? I installed Duncan Murdoch's
> Rtools-2.13 into E:\Rtools-2.13 and R into E:\Program Files\R\R-2.14.1.
> I put a small file of C code into E:\temp\junk.c. Here is record
> of what I did after opening a new cmd.exe window. Setting PATH
> is critical: put the 2 bin directories under Rtools first in PATH.
> You might want R_HOME\bin early too, if you already have some other R_HOME
> directory in your standard PATH.
>
> C:\Documents and Settings\wdunlap>set PATH=e:\Rtools-2.13\bin;e:\Rtools-
> 2.13\MinGW\bin;%PATH%;e:\Program Files\R\R-2.14.1\bin
>
> C:\Documents and Settings\wdunlap>e:
>
> E:\>cd \temp
>
> E:\temp>R CMD SHLIB -o junk.dll junk.c
> cygwin warning:
> MS-DOS style path detected: E:/PROGRA~1/R/R-214~1.0/etc/i386/Makeconf
> Preferred POSIX equivalent is: /cygdrive/e/PROGRA~1/R/R-214~1.0/etc/i386/Makeconf
> CYGWIN environment variable option "nodosfilewarning" turns off this warning.
> Consult the user's guide for more details about POSIX paths:
> http://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/using.html#using-pathnames
> gcc -I"E:/PROGRA~1/R/R-214~1.0/include" -I"d:/RCompile/CRANpkg/extralibs/local/include" -O3 -
> Wall -std=gnu99 -mtune=core2 -c junk.c -o junk.
> o
> gcc -shared -s -static-libgcc -o junk.dll tmp.def junk.o -Ld:/RCompile/CRANpkg/extralibs/local/lib -
> LE:/PROGRA~1/R/R-214~1.0/bin/i386 -lR
>
> E:\temp>type junk.c
> void my_junk(double *x)
> {
> *x = *x + 100.0;
> }
>
> E:\temp>R
> ... [elided startup messages] ...
> > dyn.load("junk.dll")
> > .C("my_junk", pi) # expect to get 100+3.14159265...
> [[1]]
> [1] 103.1416
>
> >
>
> Bill Dunlap
> Spotfire, TIBCO Software
> wdunlap tibco.com
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: r-devel-bounces_at_r-project.org [mailto:r-devel-bounces_at_r-project.org] On Behalf Of Lorenzo
> > Sent: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 4:03 PM
> > To: r-devel_at_r-project.org
> > Subject: Re: [Rd] R CMD SHLIB in Windows XP - No output at all
> >
> > Hi Duncan,
> >
> > Thanks for your help, I am actually using R Windows version 2.14.1 (22th Dec
> > 2011).
> >
> > Actually by "R CMD SHLIB *.*" I actually meant putting any file name after
> > the R CMD SHLIB ("R CMD SHLIB convolve.c" for example).
> > Another case which fails is : creating a Rcpp Armadillo package skeleton
> > (named MyPackage for example) and trying the R CMD INSTALL MyPackage. Fails
> > as well on the R CMD SHLIB line.
> >
> > What I actually don't understand is how the R CMD SHLIB command links to the
> > RTools cygwin and mingw.
> > It really looks like the "make" function works in my command line when I use
> > it directly but the link between R CMD SHLIB and cygwin fails...
> >
> > --
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> > all-tp4385797p4392482.html
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> >
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