[R] RODBC ERROR on Rcmdr install
jfox at mcmaster.ca
Sat Sep 30 00:55:07 CEST 2006
As I understand it, RODBC isn't useful on non-Windows systems, since the
necessary ODBC drivers aren't available. (Someone will correct me, I'm sure,
if I don't have that entirely straight.) The RODBC package is used in the
Rcmdr to read Excel and some other files under Windows; in the latest
version of the Rcmdr, you won't even see this menu item in non-Windows
You should, I believe, be able to install and use the Rcmdr package on your
system without RODBC.
I hope this helps,
Department of Sociology
Canada L8S 4M4
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> Subject: [R] RODBC ERROR on Rcmdr install
> I've been trying to install the RODBC dependency for Rcmdr on
> Rv2.4 on a SunOS9 system.
> It claims not to be able to create gcc output files
> (executables) for the installation.
> This is puzzling since I've been able to install other
> packages with the same PATH variables and all.
> Feedback would be much appreciated. Thank you!
> Sarosh Jamal
> Geo Computing & IT Specialist, Department of Geography
> University of Toronto at Mississauga
> e: sarosh.jamal at utoronto.ca
> p: (905) 569-4497
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