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R package installation: error package ame_dll missing for


I try to install the R package for Simile, but get an error using

>"C:/Program Files (x86)/Simile6.1")
Error in structure(.External(.C_dotTclObjv, objv), class = "tclObj") :
[tcl] can't find package Ame_dll.

And indeed, no Ame_dll package is present in the Simile folder.

However, there is ame_dll85.dll in Simile\System\lib\Stubs. I suppose it is the one R is looking for, but just with the wrong name.

What can I do about that? Rename the file? Or modify the R function? I tried to 'trace' it, but the missing file does not appear in the code.

Thanks in advance.

Best regards,


Thu, 04/02/2016 - 15:06
Tue, 09/02/2016 - 12:05


I just tried it out with the latest R and Simile, and managed to get an error exactly like this by trying to use a 32-bit Simile installation from the 64-bit R console. It works OK if the bitness of the R and Simile versions match.


Hi Jasper,

Indeed, I was runing 64-bit R. Everything fine with both in 32-bit.

Thank you