[R] RPostgreSQL and needed .dlls
ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Tue Oct 13 15:36:59 CEST 2009
Josuah Rechtsteiner wrote:
> Dear List,
> I am trying to connect from R 2.9.2 on Win XP SP3 to a remotely
> installed PostgreSQL DB (8.3.7 on Ubuntu Server 9.04). Everything seems
> to be properly installed, as I can connect to the DB from within Excel
> and RKWard (running on another machine).
> But regarding R on the Win XP, I cannot load RPostgreSQL. libpq.dll is
> missing. What can I do now, without having to install PostgreSQL on this
> Windows, where I do not need it as I have my remote DB?
Well, you need libpq.dll for RPostgreSQL in any case since the package
links dynamically against that library. Or connect with another method
to your database.
> Thanks in advance
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