[R] Installing RMySQL -- 64-bit Windows 7
dwinsemius at comcast.net
Mon Mar 12 17:14:21 CET 2012
On Mar 12, 2012, at 12:05 PM, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> On 12/03/2012 15:29, z2.0 wrote:
>> Trying to install RMySQL on 64-bit Windows 7.
>> Using R-2.14.2 with Rtools214 and MySQL Server 5.5.
>> Read through several step-by-steps of RMySQL source installation.
>> - Copied libmysql.dll to R-2.14.2/bin AND R-2.14.2/bin/i386.
>> - Copied libmysql.dll and libmysql.lib to MySQL Server 5.5\lib\opt.
>> - Entered MYSQL_HOME=C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.5 into
>> Renviron.site, saved to R\R-2.14.2\etc.
>> My instances of common problems:
>> Sys.getenv('MySQL_HOME')  "C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server
>> install.packages('RMySQL', type = 'source') Installing
>> package(s) ... ...
>> RS-DBI.c:1:0: sorry, unimplemented: 64-bit mode not compiled in make:
>> [RS-DBI.o] Error 1* ERROR: compilation failed for package
>> 'RMySQL' ...
>> I'm guessing my problem lies in the '64-bit mode...' message, but
>> I'm not
> A. You failed to follow the instructions in 'R Installation and
> Administration' about how to set your toolchain: it would be easier
> to upgrade to Rtools215, for which R 2.14.2 is configured by default
> (but can be told how to use Rtools214).
> B. Is libmysql.dll 32- or 64-bit? Both variants exist, and you need
> to match the version of R you use.
He also failed to inform the rhelp readership that this was earlier
posted on StackOverflow:
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> Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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David Winsemius, MD
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