Tools and Setup

  • Dirk Eddelbuettel
Part of the Use R! book series (USE R, volume 64)


Chapter 1 provided a gentle introduction to Rcpp and some of its key features. In this chapter, we look more closely at the required toolchain of compilers and related R packages needed to deploy the Rcpp package. In particular, on Windows, the Rtools collection is used and non-gcc compilers are not supported. On Unix-alike systems such as Linux and OS X, gcc/g++ is the default.


Development Core Team Application Program Interface Object File Exception Handling Helper Function 
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  • Dirk Eddelbuettel
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  1. 1.River ForestIllinoisUSA

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