[Rcpp-devel] difference between install from source and install from repositories

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Thu Sep 18 19:50:51 CEST 2014

On 18 September 2014 at 17:44, Pratibha Rana wrote:
| On 09/18/2014 01:39 PM, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
| > This theme has come up before here.  When you combine Rcpp and RInside (or
| > other pieces) you want to make sure they compiled consistently.
| I am not sure if I understand that. I installed Rcpp and RInside using
| the R CMD INSTALL command
| R CMD INSTALL Rcpp_0.11.2.tar.gz
| R CMD INSTALL RInside_0.2.11.tar.gz
| Isn't that the way to do it.

Yes, generally.  That always works for me, where R is the binary from Debian
or Ubuntu (or occassionally a local R-devel built a similar way).

If you do something funny to your R as you may have, things can still go astray.


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