[R] can't get/find or install R.dll?

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Thu Nov 11 01:51:41 CET 2010

On 10/11/2010 5:50 PM, dartdog wrote:
> Just installed a 1st time use of R on a win vista 64 box (4gigram) but
> asked for the 32 bit version.. I plan to use via Rpy and or Rpy2
> installation is via "R-2.12.0-win.exe"
> got the following when trying to test...
>      raise RuntimeError("Unable to locate R.dll within %s" % R_HOME)
> RuntimeError: Unable to locate R.dll within C:\PROGRA~1\R\R-212~1.0
> Sure 'nuff when I go the the R/R-212~1.0 directory there are no dll's

It sounds as though Rpy needs to be updated.  The R.dll will be 
installed in the bin/i386 subdirectory.

Duncan Murdoch

> The GUI for R seems to run fine...
> But without the DLL no Rpy for me :-(
> I asked for 32 bit install due to Rpy and Python being 32 bit
> Yes I did try another install cycle with no change...
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