32-bit R not available as Global Option in 1.2.907 RStudio


#1

I need to use RODBC package on Windows, that only works with 32-bit R. I cannot access the 32-bit version of any installed version of R.

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32-bit versions are not among the options available. 32-bit versions can be found via manual browse, but RStudio states it must be closed and reopened. Upon reopening, the 32-bit version is no longer available as an option.


#2

We are indeed planning to drop support for 32-bit R in the v1.2 release of RStudio -- sorry for the trouble.

Would it be tractable for you to port your code to use the odbc package instead, or are you relying on 3rd-party code that itself makes use of RODBC?