[R-SIG-Mac] exact versions for mavericks CRAN builds

Jonathon Love jon at thon.cc
Sun Jan 8 08:22:37 CET 2017


so i found this,


this lists the configuration for CRAN checks as:

Apple LLVM version 5.1 (clang-503.0.38) (based on LLVM 3.4svn), gfortran 

which is probably the versions used by CRAN for builds.

just posting this in case others are interested in what build 
configuration CRAN possibly uses.



On 7/1/17 15:38, Jonathon Love wrote:
> hi folks,
> i'm wanting to configure my macOS system so that it builds R packages 
> using the same versions of the build tools as CRAN. my motivation is 
> that i use some packages which make use of Rcpp, and i'd like my 
> builds of them to be compatible with Rcpp from CRAN.
> looking at the document here, describes the toolchain versions for 
> lion (xcode 4.2):
> http://r.research.att.com/tools/
> but it seems likely to me that the newer mavericks (10.9+) builds on 
> CRAN are built with something newer.
> could someone confirm the version of xcode, et al. that i'll need to 
> achieve c++ binary compatibility with the macOS binaries on CRAN?
> with thanks
> jonathon

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