The R Journal: article published in 2011, volume 3:2

Portable C++ for R Packages PDF download
Martyn Plummer , The R Journal (2011) 3:2, pages 60-63.

Abstract Package checking errors are more common on Solaris than Linux. In many cases, these errors are due to non-portable C++ code. This article reviews some commonly recurring problems in C++ code found in R packages and suggests solutions.

CRAN packages: Rcpp
CRAN Task Views implied by cited CRAN packages: HighPerformanceComputing, NumericalMathematics

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  author = {Martyn Plummer},
  title = {{Portable C++ for R Packages}},
  year = {2011},
  journal = {{The R Journal}},
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  pages = {60--63},
  volume = {3},
  number = {2}