[R] RODBC fails to read ArcGIS mdb shape table at 2.9.1; works at

Phil Hurvitz phurvitz at u.washington.edu
Mon Aug 3 19:27:52 CEST 2009

I've found what might be a bug in RODBC 1.3-0.

When reading (with `sqlFetch') an ESRI format personal geodatabase table 
containing binary shape data (MS Access mdb format), R crashes.

With RODBC 1.2-6, R does not crash.

Details, code, sample data, and errors are posted here:



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