[unixODBC-dev] Problem loading our ODBC driver

Bill Medland billmedland at mercuryspeed.com
Thu Dec 9 12:48:29 GMT 2004

On December 8, 2004 12:24 pm, Raghavan Gurumurthy wrote:
> All: Starting with unixODBC driver manager version 2.2.10, our customers
> are reporting an error (Cant open lib: libsqlbaseodbc.so - undefined symbol
> SQLGetPrivateProfileString) when trying their applications with our ODBC
> driver. The same application apparently works ok when used with unixODBC
> driver manager version 2.2.8. Any clues as to what is causing the problem?
> As far as I know, the SQLGetPrivateProfileString is implemented by the
> driver manager and not expected to be in the driver code.
> Thanks,
> Raghavan Gurumurthy
> Gupta Technologies

I don't know how helpful it is but:

The way we got over it in the Wine project (with the IBM DB2 driver) is to 
ensure that the dlopen that opens the libodbc.so includes RTLD_GLOBAL

Bill Medland
mailto:billmedland at mercuryspeed.com

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