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Running

InstallR["RHomeLocation" -> "C:\\Program Files\\R\\R-3.0.1"]

results in a popup box titled "Version Mismatch" saying

Error: R.DLL version does not match (DLL:3.0.1, expecting: 2.14.0).

Does RLink only work with versions of R at or around v2.14?

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This is an issue on Windows only. We are aware of this, and it is planned to get this fixed in the next release of Mathematica. If I get the fix earlier and it is easy enough to create a patch, I will post the workaround here. As far as I know, there is no such issue with R 3.x.x on Linux. Currently, RLink should work on all 2.x.x versions of R (on Windows and Linux, and also on some Mac machines).

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"Next release" as in 'winter of 2015'? –  Sjoerd C. de Vries Jun 15 '13 at 21:57
    
@SjoerdC.deVries Sorry, can't comment on that. But I am sure that this will be more clear by October, and coming to the Tech.Conference is one way to get a better idea about the time frame for this. –  Leonid Shifrin Jun 15 '13 at 22:51
    
;-) I knew you couldn't (and wouldn't). Nevertheless, I seemed to read some kind of subliminal message between the lines that evoked excitement. –  Sjoerd C. de Vries Jun 16 '13 at 8:13
    
@SjoerdC.deVries Well, let's hope that new versions of Mathematica will be a continuous source of excitement for all of us, and for a long time :) –  Leonid Shifrin Jun 16 '13 at 12:58
    
Meant to say: thanks for the answer. –  Philip Maymin Jun 18 '13 at 19:23

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