[R] Problem with library(RMySQL), registry pointer problem?

Jeffrey Horner jeff.horner at vanderbilt.edu
Mon Feb 23 16:06:59 CET 2009

Yakub wrote:
> I have the following error: 
>> library(RMySQL)
> Error in fun(...) : 
>   A MySQL Registry key was found but the folder C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL
> Tools for 5.0\/. doesn't contain a bin or lib/opt folder. That's where we
> need to find libmySQL.dll. 
> Error : .onLoad failed in 'loadNamespace' for 'RMySQL'
> Error: package/namespace load failed for 'RMySQL'
> This happens after I install MySQL Tools. Seems that R is pointing to the
> wrong registry. Can anyone help?

You need to install the client programs and libraries when you install 
the MySQL distribution. Just re-run the MySQL installer again and be 
sure to read the steps carefully.



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