Re: [R] help regarding RPostgreSQL and R 2.12.2

From: Gabor Grothendieck <>
Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2011 13:00:50 -0400

On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 3:50 AM, Shaunak Bangale <> wrote:
> Prof Ripley,
> Thanks for the first reply. Yes, I am using windows xp.
> The problem that I am facing is:
> I want to use RPostgreSQL and xtable packages together.
> R 2.11.1 has RPostgreSQL but not xtable. áR 2.12.2 has xtable but not RPostgreSQL.
> I suppose there should be some way to use RPostgreSQL with R 2.12.2.
> Sorry if I am sounding na´ve, but How do I do the compilation that you just mentioned?
> With your suggestion I went through RW-FAQs , posting guide.
> I ended up at the this page:
> That says: ' Packages related to many database system must be linked to the exact
> version of the database system the user has installed, hence it does
> not make sense to provide binaries for packages '
> PostgreSQL 9.0 is installed on my system which I am trying to integrate with R 2.12.2.
> Please throw some light on what can be done.

RpgSQL is available for both those versions of R.

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