[R] Install RMySQL with R 2.4.0
Joe W. Byers
ecjbosu at aol.com
Wed Jan 31 02:52:59 CET 2007
This is a test to get my new subscription upgraded. forgive me.
Joe Byers wrote:
> I am glad all of you have benefited from the posting of the RMySQL 5-10
> zip file on my university website. I am asking for some help from the
> group, I am leaving the university at the end of the semester and I need
> a place to post this file until I get settled in my new position.
> Anyone that can help me or us out with this. It would be greatly
> Thank you
> Frank McCown wrote:
>> Joe Byers wrote:
>>> After staring at this error message for an hour or so yesterday and this
>>> morning. I decided to try something else. Low and behold trying to
>>> build the package in cygwin causes R to try and build under linux/unix
>>> not windows. I went to the command prompt and was able to build the
>>> Download the RMySQL...tar.gz file and unzip somewhere like drive:/projects
>>> Several notes
>>> 1. make sure you have mysql directories on your computer somewhere with
>>> the subdirs of include, bin, and lib. You can just copy these from
>>> you actual server unless you want to install them. I used d:/mysql/...
>>> 2. Modify configure.win in RMySQL and Makevars.win ins RMySQL/src to
>>> have the mysql directories from (1)
>>> 3. Copy and paste this script to a batch file and execute
>>> Rem build without --docs=normal tries to build chm help on windows this
>>> Rem if a zip program not installed the zip file will not be built
>>> Rem go find the temp directory where R built the package and copy to
>>> Rem temp directory will look something like C:\Temp\Rinst32098657\RMySQL
>>> Rem if R bin directory in the path this will run otherwise add the
>>> drive:\Dir1\R\bin to the command
>>> Rcmd build --binary \projects\RMySQL --docs=normal
>>> 4. Note that I have --docs=normal in the command line. This is needed to
>>> get the package built. Windows packages now default to chm files and
>>> RMySQL does not have any windows chm help files. All txt, html, and
>>> latex help are built with this option.
>>> 5. I am not sure where the RMySQL...zip file is stored, I think in
>>> ...R\Bin. I just copied the files from the temp\RinstXXXXXX\to the
>>> ...\R\library to install.
>>> This may or may not work for you, it did for me.
>>> I will try and update my website www.cba.utulsa.edu/byersj Research and
>>> Analytics section to include a link to the RMySQL zip file for others to
>>> Good Luck
>> Thanks for telling us how you got RMySQL installed. Would you mind
>> posting the dll files so the rest of us wouldn't have to recompile anything?
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