[R-SIG-Mac] RMySQL and '_fprintf$LDBLStub' symbol not found

Franklin Parlamis fparlamis at mac.com
Sun Dec 4 20:05:13 CET 2005

hi.  you may have found my postings on this topic in the archives from about a month back.  i had somewhat different problems with RMySQL, but all my problems were resolved after I re-installed MySQL from source and RMySQL from source (both with default compiler 3.3).

On Saturday, December 03, 2005, at 02:15PM, Paul Shannon <pshannon at systemsbiology.org> wrote:

>Hi all,
>>From a goggle search, it appears this problem is not unknown, and may be
>due to compiler version differences (gcc 3.3 and 4.0).  But whatever
>the cause, and despite the remedies I tried (mostly 'sudo gcc_select 3.3') I could not get 
>RMySQL to load.  Here's the error message:
>  > library (RMySQL)
>    Loading required package: DBI
>    Error in dyn.load(x, as.logical(local), as.logical(now)) :
>          unable to load shared library '/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/library/RMySQL/libs/RMySQL.so':
>    dlopen(/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/library/RMySQL/libs/RMySQL.so, 6): Symbol not found: _fprintf$LDBLStub
>    Referenced from: /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/library/RMySQL/libs/RMySQL.so
>    Expected in: flat namespace
>    Error in library(RMySQL) : .First.lib failed for 'RMySQL'
>This is using:
>        Mac OS 10.4.3 
>     R version 2.1.1.  
>         mysql 5.0.1
>           DBI 0.1-9
>        RMySQL 0.5-5
>Any suggestions?
> - Paul Shannon
>   Institute for Systems Biology
>   Seattle
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