[unixODBC-dev] Re: Symbol name collision between unixODBC and driver

Marc Herbert Marc.Herbert at emicnetworks.com
Wed Nov 2 17:20:04 GMT 2005


Nick Gorham <nick at lurcher.org> writes:

>> Why do actually both unixODBC and MyODBC export the same function,
>> when the latter should probably never get called?
>
> Because thats how ODBC works. the driver manager exports
> SQL... functions that make up the ODBC API, and the driver does just
> the same.

I am afraid this is an FAQ but... would you have a pointer giving more
details about how this linking magic goes? I mean, how come the names
do not clash?

Thanks in advance!





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