mySQL/ODBC connectivity

Sandip Bhattacharya sandipb@bigfoot.com
Mon Apr 10 05:16:00 GMT 2000


Hi!
I am using unixODBC on cygwin-b20 on a win95 system. I have installed a
windows myODBC driver and defined a System DSN which i intend to use.I
am linking the unixodbc libraries.  Now since i am using unixodbc it
reads the /etc/odbc.ini file, while the myodbc windows drivers keeps it
settings in c:\windows\odbc.ini file. So i generally copy the windows
ini file on top of the /etc one.

Now when i make a program to display the data
sources(showSQLdatasources) it displays the datasources that are
available(probably by reading just the INI files), including the [odbc
32] part at the top of the file which only specifies the DSN's
available.

When i use the ODBC connect functions however, it doesn't find the DSN. 

I might sound terribly confused here.(I am). But does the ODBC driver
(that is unixODBC) try to use the windows myODBC bridge or not?? I mean
in a cywin environment?

Any help would be really appreciated.
- sandip
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Sandip Bhattacharya
 sandipb@bigfoot.com
DSF Internet Services
ICQ: 38380743

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