[R] RODBC and connection parameters

Frank Gerrit Zoellner fzoellne at TechFak.Uni-Bielefeld.DE
Mon Feb 12 15:31:22 CET 2001

I'm using the RODBC packages for connecting R and a mysql database.
To do this, i use the function odbcConnect(dsn,uid,pwd).
Is it possible to read the connection paramters from the odbc.ini file within R?
+Especially I'm interested in uid/pwd parameters because of security reasons.   

Frank Gerrit Zoellner

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