[Rd] R 3.1.0 and C++11
plummerm at iarc.fr
Thu Apr 10 15:02:50 CEST 2014
On Thu, 2014-04-10 at 07:22 -0500, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> On 2 December 2013 at 07:04, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> | Following up on the thread spawned a while back, I just wanted to say that I
> | appreciate today's RSS serving of R-devel NEWS:
> | CHANGES IN R-devel PACKAGE INSTALLATION
> | There is _experimental_ support for compiling C++11 code in packages. The
> | file ‘src/Makevars’ or ‘src/Makevars.win’ should define the macro
> | ‘USE_CXX11 = true’. Where needed, an alternative C++11 compiler can be
> | specified by setting macros ‘CXX11’, ‘CXX11FLAGS’ and so on, either when R
> | is configured or in a personal ‘Makevars’ file. (The default is to use
> | ‘$(CXX) -std=c++11’.)
> | Thanks for initial and incremental changes. They are appreciated.
> And now a big thanks to Martyn and anybody else in R Core who pushed this
> through to the R 3.1.0 release this morning.
Credit it due to Brian here.
> Having Makevars to let us say CXX_STD = CXX11 (plus the other variants) is a
> real step forward, and relying on the information gleaned at configuration
> time for R is sensible too.
> It's really good to have this, so thanks again.
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