[R] package compilation
ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Tue Nov 18 11:52:39 CET 2003
On Tue, 18 Nov 2003, Joerg Schaber wrote:
> I recently wrote a new R package, which I could 'R CMD check' and 'R CMD
> build' nicely on my Intel Linux PC. Loading the new library as a normal
> user on my PC also works nicely.
> This packages includes some compiled C-code in a shared library.
> However, before submitting the package to CRAN I wanted to install it
> also under an other platform in order to check if everything works
> fine. Obviously, in order to install it under another platform I have
> to recompile the shared lib. So I added a /src directory in the library
> containing the C source code and than run a 'R CMD build'. However,
> running 'R CMD INSTALL' on the resulting tar.gz archive does not
> recompile the source code on the new machine. But installing other
> packages having a /src directory the source code is recompiled.
> So what do I have to do that running a 'R CMD install' on my *tar.gz
> file recompiles de source code and creates a platform dependend shared lib?
You have to remove any binaries from that directory, but R CMD build
should have done it for you. Or does the compilation fails out of other
reasons? It's hard to guess without any more details.
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