Kurt Hornik Kurt.Hornik at ci.tuwien.ac.at
Fri Jun 22 12:05:50 CEST 2001

>>>>> Christian Hoffmann writes:

> Hi,
> I have tried to install.packages("RODBC"), but it balks:

> Installing source package `RODBC' ...
> creating cache ./config.cache
> checking for library containing SQLTables... no
> configure: error: no ODBC driver manager found
> ERROR: Configuration failed for package `RODBC'

> What am I missing?  
> What and where should "SQLTables" be? In another package? 
> What should I tell my administrators to make an ODBC driver manager
> available to me?

The configure script is looking for symbol SQLTables in one of the
following libs:

	odbc odbc32 iodbc

E.g. on Debian you can install package libiodbc2-dev.

See also file README in the RODBC sources.

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