[R] ms access --> mysql --> R in Linux

David Whiting david.whiting at ncl.ac.uk
Mon Nov 1 22:44:30 CET 2004

Marc Schwartz <MSchwartz at medanalytics.com> writes:


> The issue at this point (among many I suspect) is that the mdbtools
> package is read-only to Access, though there are longer term plans to
> enable write functionality. So for the time being at least, there is no
> actual management ability to modify existing tables and queries.

I've just checked some recent mailing list posts and it seems that
write/update support for Jet3 (access 97) databases is underway. At
least parts of it are described as "primitive", but there is hope...

David Whiting
University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

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