[Rcpp-devel] RcppArmadillo fails on FreeBSD

Rainer Hurling rhurlin at gwdg.de
Tue May 31 22:31:59 CEST 2011

On 31.05.2011 21:44 (UTC+1), Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> On 31 May 2011 at 09:27, Rainer Hurling wrote:
> | Dirk, sorry again for my misunderstanding.
> No worries. I do appreciate how you (pretty much single-handedly) try to keep
> R and its packages viable on your chosen platform.

That's nice circumscribed for a bundle of packages we have to use at 
work ;-)

 From my point of view the very most work with R on FreeBSD is done by 
Brendan Fabeny (b.f.) and he does a great job.

> | Yes, I also think that
> | FreeBSD people could live with this patch.
> The patch currently says (and I now include the forward-looking comment :)
> /* TODO: we might need to undef this on other platforms as well */
> #if defined(__GNUC__)&&  defined(_WIN64) || defined(__FreeBSD__)
> #endif
> Would we need additional defines for NetBSD and/or OpenBSD?

I am afraid that I do not have any knowledge about it. (If it would be 
needed the preprocessor defines should be __OpenBSD__ and __NetBSD__, 
but this is well known, isn't it?)


> Dirk

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