[Rd] memory profiling

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri May 26 16:48:33 CEST 2006

On Fri, 26 May 2006, Roger D. Peng wrote:

> I'm interested in playing around with memory profiling in R-devel (as described
> at http://developer.r-project.org/memory-profiling.html) and was trying to
> figure out how to compile R-devel so that I can use the 'tracemem()' function.
> But I can't figure out how/where to set R_MEMORY_PROFILING.  Is it on the
> configure command line?

I added -DR_MEMORY_PROFILING to CFLAGS in config.site.  An alternative is 
to add this to DEFS in Makeconf after configuring.

Probably in due course there will be a way to do it via configure and 
config.h, but I do not see one.

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