[unixODBC-dev] cross compiling 2.3.0

Nick Gorham nick at lurcher.org
Thu Apr 14 18:30:55 BST 2011

On 14/04/11 01:36, Bill Segall wrote:
>   I'm trying to cross-compile odbc and whilst I have this mostly
> working, I've struck a problem on make install generating
> unixodbc_conf.h as this relies on executing odbc_config --headers:
> /site/platforms/mips64-octeon-linux/stow/unixODBC-2.3.0/bin/odbc_config
> --header>  /site/platforms/mips64-octeon-linux/stow/unixODBC-2.3.0/include/unixodbc_conf.h
> /bin/sh: /site/platforms/mips64-octeon-linux/stow/unixODBC-2.3.0/bin/odbc_config:
> cannot execute binary file
> It is possible for me to transfer odbc_config to the board, run it
> there, and copy the generated file back but this seems like a wrong
> approach to me. I think a better (and more normal) mechanism would be
> to generate this header during configure. I'd be happy to work on this
> and ship patches but I thought I should ask for guidance beforehand.
Ok, I have tried to fix this in SVN now and the 2.3.1 snapshot. Give it 
a try.


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