[R] Error in building ROracle in Windows with R 2.6.2 and Oracle 10g.

Ajay DAS Ajay.DAS at na.biomerieux.com
Wed Apr 30 00:13:22 CEST 2008


I am new to R. I need to communicate with Oracle from R program in windows
xp. So I am planning to use ROracle. I downloaded the ROracle src from the
site below:


I am using R version 2.6.2 and Oracle 10g. I followed the instructions to
build ROracle. When I try to compile the source src/Makefile.win I get the
following error:

      NMAKE : fatal error U1073: don't know how to make

I could figure out what is the purpose of 'Rdll.lib' and where am I
supposed to get it from. I do not see that file in the gnuwin32 directory.
How would I create the file ? I am  stuck now. Can you suggest me what
should I do to get ROracle to compile in R 2.6.2 with Oracle 10g ?


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