Re: [Rd] Is there a version of RMySQL for Windows?

From: Prof Brian Ripley <>
Date: Mon 27 Nov 2006 - 11:46:08 GMT

On Mon, 27 Nov 2006, Michal Okoniewski wrote:

> I was trying to email directly the developer, David A. James, but all
> the emails bounce...
> Does anyone know if RMySQL may be re-compiled under Windows
> and what are the limitations?

It may. The limitations are that you need to make use of a closely matching MySQL to the one you compile the package against: we have in the past found even patchlevel differences led to crashes.

Are you using the current gmail address for David James? He left Bell Labs a couple of months ago.

Brian D. Ripley,        
Professor of Applied Statistics,
University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
1 South Parks Road,                     +44 1865 272866 (PA)
Oxford OX1 3TG, UK                Fax:  +44 1865 272595

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