[unixODBC-support] Segmentation fault when using isql

Nick Gorham nick at easysoft.com
Tue Aug 24 15:44:23 BST 2004

mysql_04 at yahoo.com wrote:
> I am attempting to set up ODBC so that I can connect OOo to MySQL on my 
> local machine.  In following the McCreesh how-to, I reached the point of 
> testing the ODBC software, but I receive a segmentation fault when 
> running isql:
> [dan at localhost dan]$ isql -v MySQL-test
> Segmentation fault
> [dan at localhost dan]$
> Now, isql does seem to run, at leat, when I test it against a 
> non-existant database:
> [dan at localhost dan]$ isql -v wibble
> [unixODBC][Driver Manager]Data source name not found, and no default 
> driver specified
> [ISQL]ERROR: Could not SQLConnect
> [dan at localhost dan]$

Hmm, there was a problem where the stats code could fail if there were 
no more semaphores available.

Could you try rebuilding unixODBC with --enable-stats=no and see if that 


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