[Rcpp-devel] RcppEigen needs 1GB memory to compile

Douglas Bates bates at stat.wisc.edu
Mon Dec 2 21:43:47 CET 2013

On Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 2:20 PM, Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd at debian.org> wrote:

> On 2 December 2013 at 13:52, Douglas Bates wrote:
> | The important thing is to use the -g0 flag.  Even though RcppEigen is  a
> Right.
> And for the opencpu server deployment, you may want to edit the -g out
> /etc/R/Makeconf as well. As I recall, there was an r-devel thread in which
> the desire to override such 'earlier' settings in what R CMD ... uses via
> later settings, and as I recall Simon stated that it couldn not be done.
> | header-only package we include an example R function fastlm. If you
> leave the
> | symbols in the DLL file you get a massive library size whereas stripping
> the
> | symbols provides you with a much smaller file size.  And because
> packages that
> | use RcppEigen only use the headers, not the DLL file, it doesn't matter
> if the
> | symbols are stripped.
> Do you think we should move fastLm out?

And face the "Wrath of Achim" for removing a function that is described in
a JSS paper?
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