[R] Status of PostgreSQL using DBI?

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Dec 9 20:18:17 CET 2005

That's Rdbi, not DBI, and so not the question.  (Rdbi is a precursor to 
DBI, and DBI is now ca 5 years old.)

I've heard nothing about a PostgreSQL driver for DBI for a long time.
Meanwhile, RODBC continues to work with PostgreSQL, as it has done for 
several years.

On Fri, 9 Dec 2005, Sean Davis wrote:

> On 12/9/05 1:10 PM, "Andrew Perrin" <clists at perrin.socsci.unc.edu> wrote:
>> Greetings - is there any update on a PostgreSQL driver for the DBI
>> package? If not, what's the currently-preferred method of creating a link
>> from a PostgreSQL database and R?
> See RdbiPgSQL:
> http://www.bioconductor.org/packages/bioc/1.7/src/contrib/html/RdbiPgSQL.htm
> l

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