[Rd] Notes on building a gcc toolchain for Rtools (but not multilib)

Hsiu-Khuern Tang tangoh at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 16:07:27 CET 2015

On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 3:50 AM, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 08/03/2015 10:02 PM, Hsiu-Khuern Tang wrote:
>> Hi,
>> [This is a follow-up to the "New version of Rtools for Windows" thread
>> in January, but I just subscribed and don't know how to reply to an
>> old thread -- my apologies.]
> I am planning to put a new Rtools online today that uses a different
> build of gcc 4.9.2.  I will be concentrating on getting it to work with
> all the external libraries before the 3.2.0 release next month.  I'm not
> planning to try to get it to work with R-patched, and I expect it won't:
>  I needed to make a number of patches to R-devel for compatibility.

I also worked off R-devel (I said wrongly that it was R-patched in my
original post) and benefited from your compatibility changes.

I look forward to the new Rtools and will test it by compiling some packages.

- Hsiu-Khuern

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