Re: [R] RODBC, IODBC and Mac OS X

From: Sean Davis <sdavis2_at_mail.nih.gov>
Date: Sun 13 Mar 2005 - 10:07:55 EST

Have you looked at these two packages that, together, provide Postgres access and do not require ODBC? I have found them quite useful and I use them on Panther:

http://www.bioconductor.org/repository/release1.5/package/html/Rdbi.html http://www.bioconductor.org/repository/release1.5/package/html/RdbiPgSQL.html

Sean

> Dear All,
>
> As some of you in the archive, i am experiencing problems in using RODBC
> with IODBC on Mac OS X Panther.
>
> I am currrently facing two problems.
>
> The first one is apparently linked with IODBC (according to returned R
> error message) although testing the database access from IODBC manager
> seems to work fine.
>
> The second is by far more radical, R purely and simply reports an error ,
> blocks and I finally got a Mac OS X message.
>
> I browsed the archive without really finding a solution. Before spending
> lengthy hours on an operating system that I am currently discovering, I
> have therefore a simple question :
>
> DOES ANY BODY HAVE A COOKBOOK EXPLAINING HOW TO ACCESS - THRU ODBC - A
> POSTGRESQL DATABASE USING R ON MAC OS X PANTHER ?
>
> Thanks in advance for your help.
>
>
>
>
>
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