[unixODBC-dev] Novice Searching for Help!

Nick Gorham nick at lurcher.org
Thu Jul 13 07:54:39 BST 2006

Igor Korot wrote:

> Hi,
> On UNIX you have 2 options: install unixODBC and write the program by 
> calling standard
> ODBC functions, or install iODBC and write the program that uses 
> standard ODBC functions.
> I think the difference is in the number of drivers that comes with the 
> packet.
> Depending on the DB platform, you might need to install different 
> driver than those 2 provides.
> One that is more stable and more convinient.
> Thank you.
Some may argue that unixODBC provides more that iODBC, but I could be 
biased :-)

Look on the doc section of the website, there are several how to links 
to articals on the Easysoft site that take you through the basics of ODBC


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