ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Sat Feb 15 18:07:03 CET 2003
r meeks wrote:
> I don't know if this is the proper forum but here goes:
> I'm trying to install the RMySQL library under Windows XP. The
> instructions say to use reimp to create an R-compatible MySQL library
> file "libmysql.dll" but when I try to run reimp I get the error "reimp:
> dlltool: No such file or directory"
> Obviously something is missing or can't be found but I can't tell what
> from the message! I'm using fresh downloads of mingw utils and the
> RMySQL library.
> And of course the library doesn't work in R - I get the message "Error
> in testRversion(descfile) : This package has not been installed properly
> See the Note in ?library" when I try to load it.
> Other libraries work fine. I realize this failure is due to the
> reimport failure.
> Any suggestions?
Most easiest: Download and install the binary file from
or any appropriate CRAN mirror.
And read the file README.windows which path has to be set in your
environment variable PATH.
> Bob Meeks
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