[Rcpp-devel] package using Rcpp aborting with: terminate called after throwing an instance of 'Rcpp::not_compatible' inside class__newInstance()

Qiang Kou qkou at umail.iu.edu
Thu Nov 19 21:59:04 CET 2015

Hi, Simon,

Is there any specific reason to use this?

If you need a binding for libgit2, maybe you can try

At least it is actively maintained.



On Thu, Nov 19, 2015 at 3:41 PM, Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd at debian.org> wrote:

> Simon,
> That may be a little tricky for a few reasons:
>  i)   We just released Rcpp 0.12.2. I spend a considerable amount of time
>       testing prior to a release. This time we had three full reverse
>       dependency checks totalling over 1500 builds given the 500+ revdeps.
>       Any such issue would have stopped us.
>  ii)  AFAIK Carlos wrote guitar years ago yet he never pushed it to CRAN.
> We
>       made changes to Rcpp Modules during this time, we also made changes
> to
>       how exception escalate (different OS drive this...).  Because this
>       package only ever stayed on GitHub this did not get tested.  Else we
>       would have known sooner.
>  iii) Rcpp Modules is a clever trick that is rather useful. Sadly, it is
> not
>       that well documented and its principal creator has moved on too so
> the
>       code is not exactly actively maintained.
> So here we need a volunteers to dive it this and debug, maybe bisect with
> older Rcpp releases, ...
> It looks like this won't be Carlos, and it probably won't be me either.
> Dirk
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Qiang Kou
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School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University
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