Re: [R] RPostgreSQL - Unable to locate required modules/DLLs on WinXP/7

From: Joe Conway <>
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2010 15:44:30 -0700

On 06/29/2010 03:35 PM, João Gonçalves wrote:
> Error: package 'RPostgreSQL' could not be loaded

> exists which makes RPostgreSQL loading to fail. The message appears for
> any of the following DLLs (that actually exist on
> X:/PostgreSQL_installation_directory/bin):

> To "solve" this problem the actual DLLs from the PostgreSQL installation
> directory must be copied into the X:/WINDOWS/System32 shared libraries
> folder in order to make the package operational.
> Is there a way to solve this from the package internals without having
> to copy the DLLs? Am I missing something here?

If I am not mistaken, you need to be sure that the directory containing the DLLs in in your PATH.

HTH, Joe mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
Received on Tue 29 Jun 2010 - 22:46:31 GMT

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