Re: [R] using postgresql with R/RODBC

From: Uwe Ligges <>
Date: Tue 15 Mar 2005 - 02:22:50 EST

Larry White wrote:

> Hi, Please excuse these questions if they're obvious. I'm new to R.
> I need to access a Postgres db from R. I'm currently trying RODBC as
> I spend part of my time on Windows and rdbi.pgsql seems not to support
> windows at this time.
> I unzipped the RODBC win binary download into my library directory and
> tried to load it using
> library(RODBC)
> I get the following error:
> Error in dyn.load(x, as.logical(local), as.logical(now)) : unable to
> load shared library
> "C:/PROGRA~1/R/rw2001/library/RODBC/libs/RODBC.dll":
> LoadLibrary failure: The specified procedure could not be found.
> In addition: Warning message: package 'RODBC' was built under R version 2.1.0

So why don't you use the binary package from CRAN that has been compiled for you under R-2.0.1?

Uwe Ligges

> Error: .onLoad failed in loadNamespace for 'RODBC'
> Error in library(RODBC) : package/namespace load failed for 'RODBC'
> The path correctly points to the dll. Can anyone tell me what I'm doing wrong?
> thanks.
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