[BioC] How to use biomaRt with RMySQL under Windows
Earl F. Glynn
efg at stowers-institute.org
Thu Jan 26 23:41:11 CET 2006
"James W. MacDonald" <jmacdon at med.umich.edu> wrote
in message news:43D9335A.3050908 at med.umich.edu...
> > I'm confused. There is no libs/libMySQL.dll but only a
> > file.
> Odd. Maybe you got a bum download? I checked my RMySQL installation, and
> also re-downloaded the binary package, and I have
Jim, you're absolutely right. I was having problems downloading the file
The problem could have been a proxy server problem on my end, a fire wall
problem somewhere, or a high level of cosmic rays somewhere <g>. I could
see the page, but all attempts to download any file from that page timed out
on me earlier today. I gave up after about a dozen attempts.
Since Google didn't seem to know about any other copies of the file on the
Internet, I requested one by E-mail from David James. He was so kind to
send me one very quickly, but the one I received by E-mail didn't have the
.DLL your were describing. So, I found the needed DLL somewhere else. <g>.
The problem preventing my direct downloads has gone away, and yes, I can now
see the DLL file you're describing. All is well now, and RMySQL and biomaRt
are working quite nicely under Windows -- and installed but not yet tested
under Linux. I try to keep the same tools working on both platforms
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