[Rd] Notes on building a gcc toolchain for Rtools (but not multilib)
dtenenba at fredhutch.org
Tue Mar 10 17:54:43 CET 2015
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Duncan Murdoch" <murdoch.duncan at gmail.com>
> To: "Hsiu-Khuern Tang" <tangoh at gmail.com>, r-devel at r-project.org
> Sent: Monday, March 9, 2015 10:40:02 AM
> Subject: Re: [Rd] Notes on building a gcc toolchain for Rtools (but not multilib)
> 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
> reasonably quickly. I'm hoping that tomorrow's R-devel build will
> it, but there may be some last minute problems.
Thanks to you and everyone who worked on this. Is there a way to tell which toolchain built a given R-devel binary?
If not, can you let us know when there is one on CRAN that was built with the new Rtools?
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