[Rd] Embedding R in C application

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Fri Jun 24 15:29:49 CEST 2005

On 6/24/2005 9:18 AM, Chad.P.Jenness at wellsfargo.com 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

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