[R] Summary: SQL-Interface

Michael Lapsley mlapsley at ndirect.co.uk
Mon Oct 25 23:53:00 CEST 1999

On 25-Oct-99 Jens Oehlschlägel-Akiyoshi wrote:
> (1) using Michael Lapsley's ODBC interface
>     which seems now available for Unix,
>     see www.ndirect.co.uk/~mlapsley as RODBC-0.1a.[tgz | zip]
>     BTW, does anyone plan to port it to Windows?

Prof Ripley has helped me with making the code win compatable.
(it does not really need porting as such, as that is the whole point of ODBC.
It just has to be able to recognise the appropriate headers etc
for the different compiler environments.)

He has been able to compile it but has not yet tested the dll.
Assuming it works, I'll be tidying up and releasing it hopefully on 

> (5) use the contributed package RmSQL from CRAN to access the freely
> available mSQL
>     (close to commercial MySQL)

FYI:  mSQL is more commercial than MySQL as far as I know:  the only thing you
cannot do with MySQL is sell it.

E-Mail: Michael Lapsley <mlapsley at ndirect.co.uk>
Date: 25-Oct-99
Time: 22:43:52

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