[Rd] Using Rtools with gcc 4.8.3
kellyhavel1989 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 16 01:52:45 CET 2015
I think I can have a try. Upgrading shouldn't be that hard.
But I think I need the source for current version of Rtools, the link on
website doesn't work any more.
On Sun, Oct 5, 2014 at 8:29 AM, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan at gmail.com>
> On 05/10/2014, 6:20 AM, Jeroen Ooms wrote:
> > I started working on some R bindings for mongo-c-driver . The C
> > library compiles fine on Ubuntu Trusty (gcc 4.8.2) and osx (clang),
> > however on my windows machine (gcc 4.6.3 from Rtools 3.1) it fails
> > with: 'INIT_ONCE_STATIC_INIT' undeclared. Google suggests that this
> > might be a problem in older versions of mingw-w64. So I grabbed a copy
> > of mingw-w64 version 4.8.3 and indeed, here the library compiles
> > without errors.
> > Now I am unsure how to make mingw 4.8.3 work with Rtools. I extracted
> > the contents of  into "C:\RBuildTools\3.1\gcc-4.8.3\" and my
> > package Makevars contains
> > CC = "c:/RBuildTools/3.1/gcc-4.8.3/bin/gcc"
> > However it seems like R still uses the old gcc 4.6.3 for R CMD
> > INSTALL. What am I doing wrong? Is there a recommended setup for
> > building packages on Windows using a Rtools but with another compiler?
> No, but I'd like to update Rtools to use the new compiler. Have you got
> some time to help with that?
> Duncan Murdoch
> > In addition: will I be able to publish this package to CRAN, or do I
> > have to wait for Rtools to get updated with a more recent gcc?
> >  https://github.com/mongodb/mongo-c-driver
> > 
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