[R] Error in installing pbmcapply / WhatIf

Ivan Krylov kry|ov@r00t @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Thu Jun 27 12:04:36 CEST 2019

On Thu, 27 Jun 2019 12:48:50 +0530
Ashim Kapoor <ashimkapoor using gmail.com> wrote:

> R version 3.3.3 (2017-03-06)

> process.c:10:23: error: unknown type name ‘DllInfo’

DllInfo is defined in R_ext/Rdynload.h [1].

process.c only includes Rinternals.h [2], which has been including
R_ext/Rdynload.h since September 2016 [3]. Unfortunately, R 3.3.3 from
Debian Stretch does not contain this change [4].

On the one hand, a cursory look at latest "Writing R extensions" doesn't
seem to indicate that Rinternals.h is guaranteed to include
R_ext/Rdynload.h, so this may turn out to be a bug in pbmcapply (easily
fixable by adding an #include). But that discussion is better suited
for R-pkg-devel.

On the other hand, there is an excellent Debian repo [5] containing the
latest version of R which should be able to build pbmcapply without a

Best regards,





[5] https://cloud.r-project.org/bin/linux/debian/

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