[Rcpp-devel] Cannot install Rcpp 0.8.6 under R 2.11.0 or R 3.0.0 in Ubuntu 12.10

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Mon Apr 8 15:55:27 CEST 2013

On 8 April 2013 at 08:34, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
| That seems so wrong on so many levels.
| Why on earth R 2.11.0?  And Rcpp 0.8.6? And why on earth on a current OS?
| If you really must use an R version that was current in May 2010 (!!!) and is
| hence three years and six major releases behind, then I would recommend to
| simply pick the (ancient) Ubuntu version that is closes, say 10.04 or 10.10.
| I won't even bother counting the number of Rcpp releases you miss that way.
| There is an interplay of Rcpp with the compilers.  We work hard to keep
| things current, so you could (without any effort) get the current versions of
| everything. 

Also, if you really must install Rcpp 0.8.6, do NOT attempt to do it with a
current g++ (eg 4.7.2 in current Ubuntu) but rather an older version such as
4.2.* or 4.4.* or 4.5.*.  With the then-current compilers, it will likely

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

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