[Rd] DLL modules with other dependent libraries
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu May 5 07:58:34 CEST 2005
On Wed, 4 May 2005, Marcus G. Daniels wrote:
> In R for Windows, is there a preferred way to handle R extensions that
> provide native code that depend upon one or more third party DLLs? If I put
> those DLLs in the library/MODULE/libs it doesn't find them. In other words,
> my MODULE.dll has other DLLs it uses, but they aren't standard and it would
> be unlikely to find them in the system path.
> Thanks for any suggestions!
Set the path for the loading of the DLL. One example is tcltk in the R
sources, and it is done for several of the binary packages I distribute.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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