[R-pkg-devel] Running tests on 32-bit and 64-bit

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Mon Aug 17 11:11:57 CEST 2015

Use winbuilder, it runs 32-bit and 64-bit R tests on a Windows 64-bit 
platform. Not sure how you implemented the different precisions, but 
just go ahead and try on winbiulder.

Uwe Ligges

On 17.08.2015 11:03, Thierry Onkelinx wrote:
> Dear all,
> Is there an easy way to run the tests of a package on both a 32-bit and
> 64-bit version? Ideally it should work when using R CMD check --as-cran on
> all OS's. Although I expect that multi architecture versions are only
> available on windows. So a Windows only solution will be fine as well.
> The origin of the problem is that I calculate some SHA1 hashed on objects
> containing floating point numbers. The floating points have different
> precision on 32-bit and 64-bit, and thus different hashes. I'm trying to
> work around that problem. And thus need an easy way to run tests on both
> 32-bit and 64-bit.
> Best regards,
> ir. Thierry Onkelinx
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