[R-SIG-Finance] RBloomberg hanging on blpConnect()

John Laing john.laing at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 23:05:05 CET 2012

There are numerous threads here on this issue. Please make sure that
your Bloomberg API is up-to-date (WAPI <GO>) and that you have a
current version of Java installed.


On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 2:16 PM, Calvin <calvin.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am trying to get RBloomberg working with R version 2.14.1.  Here are my
> current package versions:
>  R version 2.14.1
>  rJava version 0.9-3
>  RBloomberg Version 0.4-150
> When I call blpConnect (no arguments), then R basically hangs until I shut
> it down.  I had RBloomberg working with a much older version (pre: Java
> dependency), but I am having trouble with the latest version.  Also, I
> believe I have the latest versions of the Bloomberg API installed.
> Are there any further steps I can take to debug this issue?
> Thank you very much for any help!
> -Calvin
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