[Rd] Problem cross-compiling on Ubuntu
harry.southworth at googlemail.com
Tue Apr 14 22:56:36 CEST 2009
Thanks to everyone who responded. I should now have enough options to
The Windows tools have been updated since the last time i tried, so
I'll have another go.
I noticed the 2.6.0/2.7.1 discrepancy, updated everything, and found
it was still there. Since the problem I'm having seems pretty basic
(missing .h files), I thought that first getting the headers and then
seeing if the discrepancy matters would be a reasonable approach.
Maybe not, though.
Anyway, once more, thanks to everyone who responded.
On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 9:21 PM, Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd at debian.org> wrote:
> On 14 April 2009 at 18:24, Harry Southworth wrote:
> | I'm using Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) and R 2.7.1.
> [ You can also get R 2.8.1 for free, see the R FAQ and search Ubuntu, or go
> directly to http://cran.r-project.org/bin/linux/ubuntu ]
> | I've built a package from source (a modified version of gbm) and it
> | contains some C++ code. I now want to cross-compile it to get a
> | Windows version.
> | [snip - everything fine up to here]
> | i586-mingw32-g++ -isystem
> | /home/harry/RLibrary/forWindows/cross-tools/i586-mingw32/include
> | -I/home/harry/RLibrary/forWindows/WinR/R-2.6.0/include -Wall -O2
> So you are working with R 2.7,1 and R 2.6.0. May not be for the faint of
> heart as some interfaces do change...
> | -c adaboost.cpp -o adaboost.o
> | In file included from dataset.h:20,
> | from node_terminal.h:21,
> | from distribution.h:20,
> | from adaboost.h:20,
> | from adaboost.cpp:3:
> | buildinfo.h:8:19: R.h: No such file or directory
> You may not get far til you get that sorted out -- you do need R.h from the
> right place.
> But as others have said, Rtools29.exe is fairly straightforward to use, esp
> if you know how to use the R / gcc toolchain on Linux. And the win-builder is
> also a very fine service.
> Good luck, Dirk
> Three out of two people have difficulties with fractions.
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