What is the limitations of corey house synthesis?

The Corey–House synthesis is a method of preparation of alkane using lithium dialkyl cuprate and alkyl halide.
 
 R2CuLi + R'-X R-R' + RCu + LiX
 
Limitation:
The reaction will be successful only if the alkyl group in alkyl halide (R'-X) is primary (or secondary) in nature. 

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