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diversitree: comparative phylogenetic analyses of diversification
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diversitree: comparative phylogenetic analyses of diversification

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This repository contains "diversitree". It is my experimental sources though, and may not compile or work for you. You may prefer the released version from CRAN:

> install.packages("diversitree")

The interesting directories are:

  • inst/tests: testing functions that exercise most of the package's main features. Running ./run_tests.R will run the tests. These take too long to run on CRAN (over a minute), so are not set up in the usual way.
  • doc: Vignettes, and their required data files.

Installing diversitree

Clone the repository with

git clone git://

The package should then be installable the usual way. You'll need a C, C++ and Fortran compiler.

To install and specify the location of the fftw library in a non-standard place, a line like this is required: R CMD INSTALL diversitree --configure-args='--with-fftw=/path/to/fftw' where the path will be the path so that the files /path/to/fftw/include/fftw3.h /path/to/fftw/lib/lib/ exist.

On Windows, set the environment variable LIB_FFTW to point to the directory that contains include/fftw.h, and install the package.

If fftw is not found, installation will continue, but the (relatively) fast C based QuaSSE integration will not be available. The R based fft integrator and the method-of-lines integrator will be available.


The "master" branch contains the bleeding edge version of diversitree. It may or may not work for you. The "release" branch contains stable releases.

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