[R] "RMySQL for R 2.0.1"

David James dj at research.bell-labs.com
Thu Mar 17 22:52:20 CET 2005

Fredrik Lundgren wrote:
> Dear List,
> RMySQL is old and wouldn't install on R 2.0.1.
> How should the source be rewritten to be accepted by R 2.0.1.
> With thanks
> Fredrik Lundgren
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Hmm, I have had no problems installing it and using it under R 2.0.1 
on various systems, e.g., 

  > packageDescription("RMySQL")
  Package: RMySQL
  Version: 0.5-5
  Date: 2004-06-21
  Title: R interface to the MySQL database
  Author: David A. James <dj at bell-labs.com> Saikat DebRoy
          <saikat at stat.wisc.edu>
  Maintainer: David A. James <dj at bell-labs.com>
  Description: Database interface and MySQL driver for R. This version
          complies with the database interface definition as implemented
          in the package DBI 0.1-4.
  Depends: R (>= 1.8.0), methods, DBI (>= 0.1-4)
  License: GPL
  URL: stat.bell-labs.com/RS-DBI www.mysql.com www.omegahat.org
  Packaged: Mon Jun 21 13:40:37 2004; dj
  Built: R 2.0.1; i686-pc-linux-gnu; 2005-03-17 16:43:13; unix
There are plans to make some improvements for the upcoming R release,
so I'd welcome your input.


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