[Rcpp-devel] Rcpp Timer

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Fri Dec 30 13:37:55 CET 2016

On 29 December 2016 at 11:25, Jonathan Christensen wrote:
| Hi Kaspar and Dirk,
| It is indeed cumulative. Previously (presumably when that gallery page was
| written) it was not cumulative, but Romain Francois changed the behavior of the
| step() function several years ago, in this commit: https://github.com/RcppCore/
| Rcpp/commit/e295b2b178de55291e63705966368404bb0ce5e1.

Nice catch.
| There is no indication or reasoning about changing the behavior, so it may be
| that making it cumulative was unintentional.

Let's presume it was intentional to the author of the change -- but as you
rightly point out, it did of course change and reverse previous behaviour.

We could easily add a toggle to the constructor to get an either/or behaviour.


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