[Rcpp-devel] Problem installing Rcpp version 0.12.2 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Pierre Lafaye de Micheaux lafaye at dms.umontreal.ca
Sat Jan 9 19:41:44 CET 2016

Thank you again. Indeed I failed to compile Rccp from source (even with 
R version 3.2.3).
But I will definitely look at what you propose. I was happy with my DELL 
XPS13 Developer Edition Ubuntu laptop but I will really need to upgrade 
at least to 14.04 ...

Best wishes


Le 09/01/2016 19:36, Dirk Eddelbuettel a écrit :
> PS If you fail to compile Rcpp from source you can even get it prebuilt for
> you. What you need is to add the marutter c2d4u PPA from
>      https://launchpad.net/~marutter/+archive/ubuntu/c2d4u
> Where is an 'apt-cache policy r-cran-rcpp' run in a dedicated Docker
> container which knows about this PPA and the other marutter PPA, and is set
> to Ubuntu precise aka 12.04:
> edd at max:~$ docker run --rm -ti rocker/r-apt:precise apt-cache policy r-cran-rcpp
> r-cran-rcpp:
>    Installed: (none)
>    Candidate: 0.12.2-1ppa0precise0
>    Version table:
>       0.12.2-1ppa0precise0 0
>          500 http://ppa.launchpad.net/marutter/c2d4u/ubuntu/ precise/main amd64 Packages
>       0.10.3-2precise0 0
>          500 http://ppa.launchpad.net/marutter/rrutter/ubuntu/ precise/main amd64 Packages
>       0.9.9-1 0
>          500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/universe amd64 Packages
> edd at max:~$
> You get roxygen2 and some other 2500+ plus packages from there too.
> Very useful service -- while I don't use ancient Ubuntu versions on my
> machines, I rely on this for Travis quite a bit.
> Dirk

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