[Rcpp-devel] Eigen vs Arma -- was: Re: Ceres nonlinear least squares solver

Steve Lianoglou mailinglist.honeypot at gmail.com
Sun May 6 22:17:41 CEST 2012

On Sat, May 5, 2012 at 1:21 PM, Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd at debian.org> wrote:
> At the end of day, and to me as a non-user of OS X, this just seems to make
> working on OS X as tedious as working on Windows where you have to patch your
> system together in bits and bobs.  I guess I am spoiled rotten by 15+ years
> of dpkg and apt-get and "things just working". Nicer for development in my
> book.

Can't argue w/ the fact that this makes developing on OSX a bit of a
PITA ... it's just that working w/ the rest of OSX is so nice ;-)

> | All that having been said, I've actually never had a problem compiling
> | RcppEigen on osx (not that I actually use it -- but it compiles --
> | just tried it now)
> Good to know. Multiarch x86 and x64?

It compiled both i386 and x86_64 -- that's on a core2duo, OSX.6.8 and
XCode 3.2.5


Steve Lianoglou
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