[Rcpp-devel] link issue when Rcpp package is installed in a path with space

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Tue Jul 17 01:46:14 CEST 2012

On 16 July 2012 at 17:17, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
| When I have to work on Windows, I use something like
|   c:/opt/R/R-current/
| (which I can then replace with the next R release in the same location.) No
| spaces, no changing $PATH.  Works for me.
| I am not particularly interested in having to support platform-specific
| fixes. I once tried (either in Rcpp 0.6.* or 0.7.*) to use double-quotes and
| it had side-effects.
| I will consider _careful_ patches supplied with sufficient evidence that they
| do not break anything else.
| With that, let me say that I am sorry for your troubles with Rcpp.  My
| preference is to work on a different OS most of the time...

..., or as stated, follow the R-on-Windows FAQ, and keep R in a path without
spaced.   And Rcpp and RInside then work swimmingly, evem on Windoze.


Dirk Eddelbuettel | edd at debian.org | http://dirk.eddelbuettel.com  

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