[Rcpp-devel] Linking a package to -ltmalloc from the google perftools
bates at stat.wisc.edu
Tue Feb 28 20:24:09 CET 2012
On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 1:17 PM, Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd at debian.org> wrote:
> On 28 February 2012 at 12:43, Douglas Bates wrote:
> | As the google perftools are specifically designed for multi-threaded
> | C++ programs I ask this here rather than on R-devel.
> | On a Linux system (Ubuntu 11.10) I have been unsuccessful linking a
> | package, say Rcpp, against -ltcmalloc. I do have
> | /usr/lib/libtcmalloc.so.0 and friends installed but the link step
> | comes back saying it can't find -ltcmalloc. I actually went to the
> | trouble of including -L/usr/lib but installing the source package
> | still ends in
> | ...
> | g++ -shared -Bdirect,--hash-style=both,-Wl,-O1 -o Rcpp.so Date.o
> | DateVector.o Datetime.o DatetimeVector.o Dimension.o DottedPair.o
> | Environment.o Evaluator.o Formula.o Function.o Language.o Module.o
> | Pairlist.o Promise.o RObject.o RcppCommon.o Rcpp_init.o Reference.o
> | Rostream.o Rstreambuf.o S4.o Symbol.o WeakReference.o barrier.o
> | cache.o coerce.o complex.o debugging.o exceptions.o posixt.o r_cast.o
> | -L/home/bates/build/R-devel/lib -lR -L/usr/lib -ltcmalloc
> | ...
> | /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -ltcmalloc
> | collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> | make: *** [Rcpp.so] Error 1
> | ERROR: compilation failed for package ‘Rcpp’
> | Am I missing something subtle?
> You do have libgoogle-perftools-dev installed, right?
Well, actually, no I didn't have that package installed. Thanks for
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