[R] Re: R: tseries

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Tue May 7 12:17:22 CEST 2002

Adrian Trapletti wrote:
> Norbert Klink wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > I would like to use your tseries GARCH functionality in conjuction with
> > S-Plus 6 under Windows. Unfortunately, in order to make DLLs usable for
> > S-Plus it requires you to generate a so-called "S-Plus Chapter DLL", which
> > carries some S-Plus specific overhead. Loading your DLLs as they are
> > wouldn't work. Trying to compile the code didn't work either, since the F77
> > calls seem to contain some Linux specifics (is that right?).
> Dear Norbert
> tseries is a package for R and it should work under most platforms (including
> Linux and Windows) supported by R. So I guess the calls are not Linux specific,
> but maybe R specific?

You are right. It compiles smoothly on, e.g., WinNT4.0 using the
standard installation procedure for packages:
  Rcmd INSTALL tseries_0.9-0.tar.gz

A binary version for R on Windows can be found at:

Uwe Ligges

> > My question is:
> > Did you publish the Windows-compatible version, from which you generated the
> > Windows DLLs, so I could use that code to generate the S-Plus Windows DLLs?
> No. My only platform is Linux. I am not sure who is responsible for the Windows
> dll (B. D. Ripley?). But I cc this email to R-help. Maybe you get some feedback
> from there.
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