[Rd] New developer.r-project.org page

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Apr 15 15:32:02 CEST 2005

I've added a page on the developer site on

 	`Resources for Portable Programming'

It should show up via the index page in due course and is at


now.  (R core members are welcome to add to it.)

Some of the articles linked there are very useful background on e.g.
32- vs 64-bit differences and how to write efficient shared libraries.

Some of these things are targets for R 2.2.0 (e.g. using lib64, controllng 
visibility), especially after gcc 4.0.0 is released (it was due this 

Note to users of ix86 Linux: valgrind 2.4.0 is out and has solved almost 
all the instability problems of 2.2.0 on recent Linux kernels.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics,  http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
1 South Parks Road,                     +44 1865 272866 (PA)
Oxford OX1 3TG, UK                Fax:  +44 1865 272595

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