Re: [R] YAML parser for R in Windows

From: Barry Rowlingson <b.rowlingson_at_lancaster.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2008 17:30:13 +0000

Albicelli, Nicholas (Exchange) wrote:
> How can I parse a YAML file in R 2.6.0 in Windows? I cannot get the
> RYaml package to compile in Windows, I can't find a MinGW compiled .dll
> for an existing YAML parser like syck (which would appear to be the best
> hope for creating my own R wrapper functions), and I don't know how to
> call a Ruby or Python function from R (so that I could parse the file in
> Ruby or Python and pass the parsed object to R - there is a package that
> I found, RSPython, that I tried but I get an error that it is not a
> valid package since it is installed < 2.0.0).
>
>
>
> Does anyone know of a YAML parser in R for Windows, or can help with any
> of the issues above? Thanks.
>

  You could try Rpy rather then RSPython: rpy.sourceforge.net - then maybe you can use http://pyyaml.org/

Barry



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