[Rd] memory profiling

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Mon May 29 17:27:18 CEST 2006

On Fri, 26 May 2006, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> 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.

Yes, adding the -DR_MEMORY_PROFILING to CFLAGS is the intended way to do 
it at the moment. In due course there will be a configure option, but 
definitely not until after useR.


Thomas Lumley			Assoc. Professor, Biostatistics
tlumley at u.washington.edu	University of Washington, Seattle

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