[Rcpp-devel] Rcpp+bigmemory+inline

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Tue Jan 28 01:46:02 CET 2014

On 27 January 2014 at 16:15, Kevin Ushey wrote:
| The error says that it can't find the boost header file
| 'boost/interprocess/mapped_region.hpp'. Previously, when the article
| was written, this part of boost was packaged as part of bigmemory.
| Now, bigmemory links to BH
| (http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/BH/index.html), a CRAN package
| assembled by Dirk et al, to get the boost libraries it needs.
| This means you likely have to do the same -- change the depends
| statement in the C++ to
|     // [[Rcpp::depends(BH, bigmemory)]]
| and all should be well -- Rcpp will then know where to find the
| necessary boost headers. (Alternatively, of course, you can download
| boost yourself.) The article should be updated to reflect that as
| well, I think.

And Kevin was alert enough to file an issue ticket / pull request for the
Rcpp Gallery post which has since been merged and further processed by JJ and
myself -- all good now and taken care of.

Nice work, everybody!


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

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