[R] Help for RODBC usage on mac
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Nov 25 09:25:28 CET 2011
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On 25/11/2011 06:34, Jeff Zhang wrote:
> Hi all,
> I try to use RODBC on my mac machine. I google a lot but could not find a
> very comprehensive tutorial. Finally, I install iODBC, but there's no
Hmm, iODBC is part of Mac OS X.
> driver in iODBC. And I found some commercial ODBC driver. Actaully I just
> want to learn it ,so free driver will be suitable for me.
As MySQL and SQLite are also part of OS X, adding a free (even Free)
driver for one of those will help you learn.
> Does anyone how to use RODBC on mac environment ? And is there any
> comprehensive tutorial on it ?
Yes, the RODBC package manual. (DO try not to bite the hand that feeds
Note that almost all the issues are not specific to RODBC: you need to
look for iODBC help.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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