[Rd] Best way to determine if you're running 32 or 64 bit R on windows

From: Jeffrey Horner <jeffrey.horner_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 02 Jul 2010 15:13:07 -0500


Is this sufficient?

if (.Machine$sizeof.pointer==4){
} else {


Or is it better to test something in R.version, say os?

I'd like to use this to specify appropriate linker arguments when building the RMySQL windows package.



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