[R] RODBC with Windows XP

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Aug 6 17:08:06 CEST 2003

This works perfectly on my XP machine.  I suspect your ODBC drivers: have 
you tried re-installing them?  (Especially if you upgraded to XP.)

On Wed, 6 Aug 2003, Wayne Jones wrote:

> Hi R-Users, 
> I have very recently switched from using R on windows 2000 to windows XP
> Professional. With XP I am having problems 
> using the "odbcConnect("")" command. I can use the command perfectly well
> until I close the database channel 
> with the command "odbcClose(channel)".  When I try and re-establish
> connection following the close command no dialog box appears 
> and an error message is displayed. 
> I am using version 1.6.2 of R.

Rather old, please update.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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