Compile RStudio on CentOS 6

We wanted to use RStudio (an advanced IDE for R) on one of our high-memory machines at work. As our research-computing environment is a cluster of sorts (network-attached storage, with several compute nodes), I have to take extra care to install things a bit more “sustainably”; apps are installed in a non-standard prefix globally available […]

Ubuntu GCC > 4.4.x considered harmful!

Note: I’ve since updated the build server in question to Ubuntu 12.04, where the default GCC is 4.6.3. It seems that at least some of these issues have been corrected in GCC. Your mileage may vary. –Alan, April 28, 2012 I’ve been having some problems with Ubuntu 11.10’s default GCC (4.6.2) for some time now. […]