[BioC] Rgraphviz: .onLoad error

Michael Friendly friendly at yorku.ca
Tue May 5 23:49:20 CEST 2009

[Sysinfo: Win XP, R 2.8.1, graphviz 2.20]

I just tried to install and load Rgraphviz following the instructions at
giving the error in the transcript below when I try to load the package.

I know from previous threads on R-help, e.g.,
that versions of Rgraphviz and graphviz have to be in sync, graphviz 
(e.g., dot)
have to be on the path, etc. and I think I've satisfied these, but I get 
the same
error (.onLoad failed ...). 

Checking the .dll referred to in the message,
    unable to load shared library 
shows that it is actually there.

What is wrong & how can I correct it?

Graphviz version:
[HEALTH] C:\>dot -V
dot - Graphviz version 2.20.2 (Wed Jul  9 19:59:08 GMT 2008)

 > source("http://bioconductor.org/biocLite.R")
 >     biocLite("Rgraphviz")
Running biocinstall version 2.3.13 with R version 2.8.1
Your version of R requires version 2.3 of Bioconductor.
trying URL 
Content type 'application/zip' length 1008719 bytes (985 Kb)
opened URL
downloaded 985 Kb

package 'Rgraphviz' successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked

The downloaded packages are in
        C:\Documents and Settings\default\Local 
updating HTML package descriptions
 > library(Rgraphviz)
Loading required package: graph
Error in inDL(x, as.logical(local), as.logical(now), ...) :
  unable to load shared library 
  LoadLibrary failure:  The specified module could not be found.

Error : .onLoad failed in 'loadNamespace' for 'Rgraphviz'
Error: package/namespace load failed for 'Rgraphviz'
 > sessionInfo()
R version 2.8.1 (2008-12-22)

LC_COLLATE=English_United States.1252;LC_CTYPE=English_United 
States.1252;LC_NUMERIC=C;LC_TIME=English_United States.1252

attached base packages:
[1] grid      stats     graphics  grDevices utils     datasets  
methods   base    

other attached packages:
[1] graph_1.20.0    sem_0.9-16      rgl_0.84        psych_1.0-67    
[6] heplots_0.8-7   car_1.2-14    

loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
[1] cluster_1.11.13 tools_2.8.1   

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