[unixODBC-dev] odbc_config when cross compiling

Nick Gorham nick at lurcher.org
Mon May 16 08:17:06 BST 2011

On 16/05/2011 02:55, Bill Segall wrote:
> I've been looking at using unixodbc in a cross-compiled environment 
> and I'm currently endeavoring to build freetds on top of it.
> I'm not sure if this is a common issue but it would be nice if 
> odbc_config was a shell script rather than a binary so we could use it 
> when cross compiling. freetds has a configure test that checks for 
> it's existence and if it doesn't exist it seems to do the right thing 
> so removing it in the cross-compilation environment is a good workaround.
> I thought I should at least suggest that this be a shell script and 
> leave a note for others who might hit the same issue.
> Thanks,
> Bill.
Yep, I see the point. Its not entirely the same thing, but I changed the 
configure script to generate unixodbc_conf.h using macros instead of 
running odbc_config so it would build in a cross comp environment.

The svn build or the 2.3.1pre tarball has that in.


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