[Rd] calling R from C

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Mon Jul 21 08:21:12 MEST 2003

On Mon, 21 Jul 2003, Khamenia, Valery wrote:

> Hi All,
>   We'd like to use functions provided in R in our application.
>   Our application is written in C/C++ and currently runs on
>   win32, Linux and Mac. We'd be happy to attach the whole
>   R ( i.e. not just transfer some function by hand).
>   It is important that we deal with big amount of data, so
>   "command line"-like invocations won't be very interesting.
>   We'd like to link R's code statically or dynamically.

You can compile R as a shared library, which allows you to construct and
evaluate R expressions from C.

There's a recent thread on r-devel with a bit more information:


Thomas Lumley			Assoc. Professor, Biostatistics
tlumley at u.washington.edu	University of Washington, Seattle

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