Re: [Rd] forcing R CMD COMPILE

From: Pedro Ribeiro de Andrade Neto <pedro_at_est.ufpr.br>
Date: Thu 24 Mar 2005 - 20:06:55 GMT

Hi,

platform i686-pc-linux-gnu

arch     i686
os       linux-gnu

system i686, linux-gnu
status Patched
major 2
minor 0.1
year 2005
month 02
day 09
language R

is there any way? or must I compile by myself?

Pedro Andrade

--
LEG - Laboratório de Estatística e Geoinformação
          http://www.est.ufpr.br/leg/
          Departamento de Estatística
        Universidade Federal do Paraná

On Wed, 23 Mar 2005, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:


> On Wed, 23 Mar 2005, Pedro Ribeiro de Andrade Neto wrote:
>
> > Let me tell an example.
> >
> > I found the bayesSurv package in CRAN. It has some .cpp and .h files, and
> > doesn't have a makefile. I did the following steps:
> >
> > 1. compile the package (R CMD INSTALL)
> > 2. write something in /src/List.cpp (only add an empty line)
> > 3. recompile package (INSTALL)
> > it works, OK.
> > 4. write something in /src/List.h
> > 5. recompile
> > it does nothing. List.cpp was not changed and so R says List.o is up
> > to date, right?
> >
> > Is there any way to tell R that List.o depends on List.h???
> >
> > I think it is not an R problem, because Makefiles can check it. My
> > question is: I know that List.o is not up to dated, because I changed
> > List.h, and my Makefile recognizes it. But if I tell R to compile List.cpp
> > again using COMPILE, it will say that the file is up to date, and won't
> > compile it. So, the only way to check dependencies, as I can see, is using a
> > Makefile, and compiling .cpp files without any R help. Is it true?
>
> As I said before, COMPILE is not the correct tool. Please don't expect me
> to keep repeating myself.
>
> BTW, R CMD INSTALL under Windows does build dependencies, and you have not
> specified your platform here.
>
> > On Wed, 23 Mar 2005, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> >
> >> On Wed, 23 Mar 2005, Pedro Ribeiro de Andrade Neto wrote:
> >>
> >>>
> >>> On Wed, 23 Mar 2005, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> On Wed, 23 Mar 2005, Pedro Ribeiro de Andrade Neto wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> I am developing a package with a lot of C++ code, and I have a question
> >>>>> about R CMD COMPILE. As I can see, when the package's Makefile calls
> >>>>>
> >>>>> R CMD COMPILE foo.cpp
> >>>>
> >>>> Why does your package have a Makefile? And why is it calling COMPILE and
> >>>> not SHLIB?
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> My package has a Makefile because I need to compile 16 .cpp files. After
> >>> it, I call R CMD SHLIB.
> >>
> >> R CMD SHLIB would do that for you. Many packages using multiple .cpp
> >> files have no Makefile. Please study the many examples on CRAN.
> >>
> >> --
> >> Brian D. Ripley, ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
> >> Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
> >> University of Oxford, Tel: +44 1865 272861 (self)
> >> 1 South Parks Road, +44 1865 272866 (PA)
> >> Oxford OX1 3TG, UK Fax: +44 1865 272595
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
>
> --
> Brian D. Ripley, ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
> Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
> University of Oxford, Tel: +44 1865 272861 (self)
> 1 South Parks Road, +44 1865 272866 (PA)
> Oxford OX1 3TG, UK Fax: +44 1865 272595
>
>
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