[R] RODBC installation in debian

Mahbub Latif ahmlatif at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 22 10:23:50 CEST 2004

Hello List,

I am trying to install RODBC package in a debian linux
box but getting the following message. Can anyone help
me to find what I am doing wrong here:

$ R CMD INSTALL RODBC_1.0-4.tar.gz
* Installing *source* package 'RODBC' ...
checking for gcc... gcc
checking for C compiler default output... a.out
checking whether the C compiler works... yes
checking whether we are cross compiling... no
checking for suffix of executables...
checking for suffix of object files... o
checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler...
checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
checking for gcc option to accept ANSI C... none
checking for library containing SQLTables... no
configure: error: "no ODBC driver manager found"
ERROR: configuration failed for package 'RODBC'
** Removing '/usr/local/lib/R/site-library/RODBC'

R > version
platform i686-pc-linux-gnu
arch     i686
os       linux-gnu
system   i686, linux-gnu
major    1
minor    9.0
year     2004
month    04
day      12
language R



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