[Rd] Embeding R

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jan 20 19:01:55 CET 2009

On Tue, 20 Jan 2009, Sylvain Loiseau wrote:

>> Yes. Since you mentioned JRI - it gives you all of the above for free 
>> (there are CRAN binaries for Windows and OS X; it installs on unix system 
>> with Java; you can link arbitrary libraries from R - that's how R works). 
>> Good pointers are JavaGD (for graphics so you can embed it in your Java 
>> look and feel) and JGR since it does all this already.
> Thanks for your answer.
> About R packages: how can I build, for each OS, a "distribution" containing 
> the R Engine and the R packages I need as binaries compiled for the OS?

Depends on the OS, but really that is not an R question and you should 
ask your OS support teams.  You can see how R does it -- it is in the 
open sources.

> Best,
> Sylvain
> -- 
> Sylvain Loiseau
> sloiseau at ens-lsh.fr

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