[Rcpp-devel] Rcpp advocacy question -- build environment

Davor Cubranic cubranic at stat.ubc.ca
Tue Nov 27 18:16:25 CET 2012

I thought that packages that contain autoconf scripts won't get automatically installed for multiple architectures and the user has to "merge" them? This happens on any multiarch installation of R (eg Macs) not just Windows. 


On 2012-11-27, at 6:41 AM, Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd at debian.org> wrote:

> Well -- I don't do much Windows, but when I do for testing, multiarch "just
> works". And so it does for CRAN.
> So please be careful do not spread misconceptions.  Yes, Windows use may well
> be regarded as more difficult to setup and offering a fair amount of rope to
> hang oneself --- but it works once setup right.

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