Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jun 22 12:21:46 CEST 2001
On Fri, 22 Jun 2001, Kurt Hornik wrote:
> >>>>> 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.
If you have a choice, use unixODBC as suggested there, as it is more
powerful and better-supported than iodbc.
The address in the README is I think old: www.unixODBC.org is current.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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