[R-SIG-Finance] RFC: quantmod::getSymbols.MySQL
markknecht at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 17:26:02 CEST 2015
On Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 6:51 AM, Joshua Ulrich <josh.m.ulrich at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Should all of the fixes for these MySQL issues have migrated to CRAN
>> by now? I'm still running
>> my old code daily without using MySQL due to messages like this:
> Yes, all the fixes mentioned above are on CRAN.
>>  "From MySQL -- SPY"
>> Error in (function (classes, fdef, mtable) :
>> unable to find an inherited method for function ‘dbConnect’ for
>> signature ‘"character"’
> This is a separate issue caused by changes to the RMySQL API. I don't
> use this functionality, so I've opened an issue and asked for people
> to test the proposed solution.
> As you can see, there's been one response in the past month from an
> anonymous person. I'd like more feedback before pushing to CRAN.
> Feedback quantity doesn't matter as much as quality. I'd be
> comfortable with feedback from just one person I know I can trust.
> I just pushed the proposed fix to branch RMySQL_45. Hopefully that
> will make it easier for others to test.
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OK, well as an acknowledged dummy, in RStudio I see that quantmod-0.4-4 is
installed and nothing newer is showing up as a package update. I suspect I'd
need to either wait a bit longer or else install quantmod from some
using some other method?
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