[Rd] gdb

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Sun Feb 3 17:04:14 CET 2008

On 3 February 2008 at 01:08, Joe Bloggs wrote:
| I am using gdb to debug a c++ library I made for R using Rcpp.
| However, when I step through the code it seems to go all over the place, and some of the variables have been optimized out so I can't see their values.
| How can I compile without optimization?

Set MAKEFLAGS accordingly, possibly by editing R's Makeconf.  This is
documented in the 'R Extensions' manual.

| Also, is there any neat way to run R with gdb through emacs?

Yes, using 'M-x gdb' to launcg the gdb frontend. I also use ddd on Linux.

Using the debugger is also described in the 'R Extensions' manual.

Hope this helps, Dirk

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