Re: [R] does rpy support R 2.12.2

From: José Matos <>
Date: Wed, 02 Mar 2011 16:19:19 +0000

On Tuesday 01 March 2011 23:36:20 Pete Shepard wrote:
> Hi,
> I am getting the following error when I try to run import rpy from the the
> python IDE:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
> File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/", line 134, in <module>
> """ % RVERSION)
> RuntimeError: No module named _rpy2122
> RPy module can not be imported. Please check if your rpy
> installation supports R 2.12.2. If you have multiple R versions
> installed, you may need to set RHOME before importing rpy. For
> example:
> >>> from rpy_options import set_options
> >>> set_options(RHOME='c:/progra~1/r/rw2011/')
> >>> from rpy import *
> I am wondering if rpy supports R 2.12.2?
> Thanks

Yes it does but you need to recompile it for the new R version.

FWIW your example above is strange in the sense that you are using a linux version and passing it a windows path... regardless it does not work because the installed rpy was compiled against a previous version of R.

I hope it helps,

José Abílio

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