Re: [R] Windows Vista 64-bit support

From: Daniel Gatti <>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 09:09:05 -0400

OK, so there is a 32-bit version of R that runs on Vista, but no 64-bit version, due to the lack of 64-bit compilers. Is there a forecast for when a 64-bit version of R might compile in Vista?


From: chaogai <> The standard windows build works in Vista 64. A 64 bits build depends on tools outside the realm of the R-core team; a 64 bits compiler

On Monday 17 March 2008 06:17:31 pm Daniel Gatti wrote:
> > Where does the R build for Vista X64 stand? The last update message is
> > from July last year (see [R] Improved Windows Vista compatibility from
> > Prof Brian Ripley on 2007-07-11). Is it likely to happen in 2008? I
> > suspect that more people will start using it as Vista is adopted more
> > widely. And I'd certainly use it for large genomics data sets.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Dan Gatti
> > UNC-CH
> > mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Tue 18 Mar 2008 - 13:20:40 GMT

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