[Rcpp-devel] Some suggestions
romain at r-enthusiasts.com
Sun Jul 11 19:13:19 CEST 2010
Le 11/07/10 18:27, Dominick Samperi a écrit :
> On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 12:06 PM, Romain Francois
> <romain at r-enthusiasts.com <mailto:romain at r-enthusiasts.com>> wrote:
> Le 11/07/10 17:51, Dominick Samperi a écrit :
> On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 4:58 AM, Romain Francois
> <romain at r-enthusiasts.com <mailto:romain at r-enthusiasts.com>
> <mailto:romain at r-enthusiasts.com
> <mailto:romain at r-enthusiasts.com>>> wrote:Le
> 11/07/10 02:14, Dominick Samperi a écrit :
> I made two small changes that should have no impact at
> all since
> they only
> apply when you build using windows DLL's (not static libs).
> Obviously these
> are not tested by a win-builder submission.
> Why not.
> Because testing this would require PATH to be changed at CRAN to
> the directory containing Rcpp.dll, and this must be done BEFORE
> the package
> build or check process. This would have to be done using a
> Windows batch
> file as part of the initialization. Doing it in configure.win
> will not
> work. Also,
> a real test would require another package (like cxxPack) that
> links against
> Rcpp dynamically.
> As I said, check the runit.client.package.R test that does exactly
> this: checking that a client package works.
> We do test that documented ways to include Rcpp headers and link
> against the user libraries work.
> While on the subject, the current best way to pull header files in
> is to use LinkingTo: Rcpp and not:
> PKG_CPPFLAGS = $(shell $(R_HOME)/bin/Rscript --vanilla -e
> which is what several packages are still using, including cxxPack.
> Why are you telling me what I obviously already know?
Why are you not following best practices if you know about them.
> Your reply does
> not address
> any of the points that I raised here about Windows dynamic linking.
I do not have the answer. You pretend you have some answer, back them up
with actual evidence.
> runit.client.package.R does not address these issues at all (only the STATIC
> library libRcpp.a is used).
Yes, but you can alter them as examples. The tests essentially compile
another package that use Rcpp, you could adapt them to test whatever
other scheme you want ... but I will not do it for you.
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