[R] R interface to Python (in Windows)

Benjamin.STABLER@odot.state.or.us Benjamin.STABLER at odot.state.or.us
Thu Aug 5 22:40:04 CEST 2004

I put a copy of R 1.8.1 for Windows on our FTP site at:
ftp://ftp.odot.state.or.us/outgoing/Test/.  It should be there for a few
days before it gets deleted.  

Benjamin Stabler
Transportation Planning Analysis Unit
Oregon Department of Transportation
555 13th Street NE, Suite 2
Salem, OR 97301  Ph: 503-986-4104

-----Original Message-----
From: Peter Wilkinson [mailto:pwilkinson at videotron.ca] 
Sent: Thursday, August 05, 2004 1:00 PM
To: Hector Villafuerte; tutor at python.org; r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject: Re: [R] R interface to Python (in Windows)

Hi there,

This is because rpy that is currently available was compiled for R1.8.1, 
and they have not released a compile for R1.9.1

There is an rpy mailing list where you can post your concern. you can get 
to it fromt he rpy pages as sourceforge.

You will need to find a copy of R 1.8.1 to use with that version. I will 
let you know if I find a copy as I have been looking for one myself.


At 04:58 PM 8/5/2004, Hector Villafuerte wrote:
>I'm trying to install RPY (to interface Python and R).
>This are the programs installed in my PC:
>R - 1.9.0
>Python - 2.3.4
>pywin32 - 201
>rpy - 0.3.5 (I'm using the executable version)
>Everything installs nice, but when I try to use RPY a message box appears 
>with this cryptic note:
>"The procedure entry point malloc could not be located in the dynamic link 
>library R.dll"
>And then this shows in the interactive session:
> >>> import rpy
>Traceback (most recent call last):
>File "<input>", line 1, in ?
>File "C:\Python23\Lib\site-packages\rpy.py", line 55, in ?
>import _rpy
>ImportError: DLL load failed: The specified procedure could not be found.
> >>>
>Any ideas? Thanks in advance!
>R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
>PLEASE do read the posting guide!

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