Re: [Rd] R CMD SHLIB flags

From: Dirk Eddelbuettel <>
Date: Thu 27 Jul 2006 - 00:47:37 GMT

On 26 July 2006 at 16:59, Thomas Lumley wrote:
| How can one specify multiple extra flags to R CMD SHLIB? The example in
| R-exts section 5.5
| works for a single flag, but when I try
| only the first flag is used and the rest seem to be ignored (version
| 2.3.1, Mac OS X)

As it seems to break at the space, escaping those seems to help:

edd@basebud:~/src/debian/CRAN/tseries-0.10-3/src> MAKEFLAGS='CFLAGS=-g\ -O2\ -Wall' R CMD SHLIB *.c
gcc -I/usr/share/R/include -I/usr/share/R/include     -fpic  -g -O2 -Wall -c arma.c -o arma.o
gcc -I/usr/share/R/include -I/usr/share/R/include     -fpic  -g -O2 -Wall -c bdstest.c -o bdstest.o
gcc -I/usr/share/R/include -I/usr/share/R/include     -fpic  -g -O2 -Wall -c boot.c -o boot.o
gcc -I/usr/share/R/include -I/usr/share/R/include     -fpic  -g -O2 -Wall -c garch.c -o garch.o
gcc -I/usr/share/R/include -I/usr/share/R/include     -fpic  -g -O2 -Wall -c ppsum.c -o ppsum.o
gcc -I/usr/share/R/include -I/usr/share/R/include     -fpic  -g -O2 -Wall -c tsutils.c -o tsutils.o
gcc -shared -o arma.o bdstest.o boot.o garch.o ppsum.o tsutils.o -lblas-3 -lgfortran -lm -lgcc_s -L/usr/lib/R/lib -lR edd@basebud:~/lan/chibud/src/debian/CRAN/tseries-0.10-3/src> MAKEFLAGS='CFLAGS=-g\ -O2\ -Wall' R CMD SHLIB *.c

Using bash on Debian. Does that work for you on Mac OS X too?


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