[Rd] Building R-devel under Windows

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2007 10:10:20 +0000 (GMT)


Building R under gcc 3.4.5 on Windows will no longer be supported as from R 2.7.0. The default settings in the trunk (R-devel) are for the new version of Rtools,

http://www.murdoch-sutherland.com/Rtools/Rtools27.exe

in which gcc is 4.2.1. This also contains gcc-sjlj.exe, so can be used to build R 2.6.x as well. It will become the default Rtools.exe in due course.

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Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics,  http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
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