[Rd] How to debug an R package (with C code)

Davor Cubranic cubranic at stat.ubc.ca
Sun Jan 19 19:53:13 CET 2014

On Jan 17, 2014, at 6:17 AM, Gábor Csárdi <csardi.gabor at gmail.com> wrote:

> Small note: if you are using a recent version of OSX, then gdb is
> essentially useless, but you can use llvm, which is nicer in many respects,
> anyway.

What do you mean by this? Gdb is a debugger, and LLVM is a compiler infrastructure. Perhaps you mean “lldb”?

Why do you say gdb is useless anyways? I haven’t seen any problems with it on Mavericks.


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