[R] link my own C library using Rcmd SHLIB

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Aug 24 08:03:53 CEST 2002

On Fri, 23 Aug 2002, Xiaoping Jin wrote:

> Hi All,
> I have already used gcc to creat a library, for example, it is called
> "test.a", which includes many
> c objects.
> How to link my main "a.c" function to this library when I used Rcmd SHLIB
> to complier my main c program?
> I tried "Rcmd SHLIB a.c test.a". It does not work this way. Does anyone
> have idea about this?

Set PKG_LIBS in a file Makevars.win just as you would do when setting up
the sources for an R package (which I think would be the preferred way to
do this).

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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