RPy / Win2k

Duncan Smith buzzard at urubu.freeserve.co.uk
Tue Sep 10 02:09:18 CEST 2002


"Walter Moreira" <walterm at parque.homelinux.net> wrote in message
news:mailman.1031613673.1670.python-list at python.org...
> On Sat, Sep 07, 2002 at 01:19:13AM +0100, Duncan Smith wrote:
> > Hello,
> >          Is there anyone out there who has successfully used RPy under
> > Win2k?  I get the impression (from Brian Ripley) that it should be
possible
> > to embed R under Win2k, but that it probably isn't straightforward.  Can
> > anyone help?  Cheers.
>
> Well, actually it is possible thanks to a patch from Rene Hogendoorn. I
> have been busy but I will release a Windows version soon. The changes in
> the source are not straightforward, indeed.  I'll try to do it before
> end of september.
>
> Regards:
> Walter
>
>

Thanks Walter, that's good news.  When I spoke to Brian he said that R could
not be built as a shared library under Windows.  Does this mean I won't need
to reinstall R?  Cheers.

Duncan





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