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

Hsiu-Khuern Tang tangoh at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 04:02:44 CET 2015

Hi Duncan,

On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 10:40 AM, Duncan Murdoch
<murdoch.duncan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 09/03/2015 11:07 AM, Hsiu-Khuern Tang wrote:
>> 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.
> It's now on the main site at CRAN, and should propagate to the mirrors
> reasonably quickly.  I'm hoping that tomorrow's R-devel build will use it,
> but there may be some last minute problems.

Is the new Rtools at
http://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/Rtools/Rtools33.exe?  I'm still
getting "Error 404 object not found".

- Hsiu-Khuern

More information about the R-devel mailing list