Re: [R] error message %1 is not a valid Win32 application.

From: sivan aldor <sivan.aldor_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 26 May 2011 21:39:49 -0400

The file was copied properly, My instinct is the problem has to do with the OS but I want to see if there is a way to resolve this.

On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 9:35 PM, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan_at_gmail.com>wrote:

> On 11-05-26 9:11 PM, sivan aldor wrote:
>
>> I ran the exact command this morning on a friend's computer which is
>> 32bit and it worked!
>> I am now running it from a different computer. As far as I can tell the
>> only difference is that his OS is VISTA and mine is Windows 7. Can that
>> really be the problem?!?!
>>
>
> What makes you think the file got copied properly to the different
> computer?
>
> By the way, I've looked at the code, and it doesn't appear to be worth the
> trouble to replace that %1, because dyn.load() is platform-neutral, while
> the message only has that format in Windows. The full error message (which
> it would have helped if you'd shown) is something like:
>
> unable to load shared object 'D:/stuff/junk.dll':
> LoadLibrary failure: %1 is not a valid Win32 application.
>
> The %1 is just the file listed on the previous line.
>
> Duncan Murdoch
>
>
>> On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 9:05 PM, Duncan Murdoch
>> <murdoch.duncan_at_gmail.com <mailto:murdoch.duncan_at_gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>> On 11-05-26 8:42 PM, sivan aldor wrote:
>>
>> The only command I am using is
>> dyn.load("dbsvls.dll")
>>
>>
>> Okay, I get the error message you showed if I try to load something
>> that really isn't a valid Win32 dll, and I don't get it when I load
>> a valid one. (I'm not sure if I can fix it to replace the %1 with
>> the filename; I'll look into that.) How do you know your dbsvls.dll
>> really is valid?
>>
>> Duncan Murdoch
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 8:41 PM, Duncan Murdoch
>> <murdoch.duncan_at_gmail.com <mailto:murdoch.duncan_at_gmail.com>
>> <mailto:murdoch.duncan_at_gmail.com
>> <mailto:murdoch.duncan_at_gmail.com>>> wrote:
>>
>> On 11-05-26 4:53 PM, sivan aldor wrote:
>>
>> Hi Everyone,
>> I am trying to work with a routine that is from the IMSL
>> called
>> BSVLS. I
>> have the file as a .dll file.
>> I have been trying to call the routine using the dyn.load
>> function. I am
>> working on a 32-bit windows 7 OS with 3 GB. For some
>> reason i
>> still keep
>> getting the error message
>>
>> LoadLibrary %1 is not a valid Win32 application
>>
>> I looked at previous posting and they were all related
>> to people
>> trying to
>> run dll files that was created under 64bit and not under
>> 32bit.
>> But I am
>> running it on the correct settings.
>>
>> I have placed the .dll file in the BIN folder so R can
>> find it.
>>
>> Any thoughts? ideas on how I should handle this?
>>
>>
>> Why don't you tell us what you did?
>>
>> Duncan Murdoch
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>

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