[unixODBC-support] Porting Unixodbc

Nick Gorham nick.gorham at easysoft.com
Thu Jan 11 07:50:11 GMT 2007

Pankaj wrote:

>Hi Nick,
>The Postgresql driver with UnixODBC has been generated as a static library
>as: "libodbcpsql.a". But in the template file to be used with odbcinst
>command, it requires an .so file.
Ok, libtool has decide to build a static not shared lib. you need to 
check how libtool supports your "unix like" os.

>Do we have to enable the shared libraries at the time of configuration of
>UnixODBC? Also, is this the way we could test the ODBC driver without GUI?
>odbcinst -i -f postgres.template
No, that just adds the template to the ini file, you can use

isql -v dsn user pass

to test it.


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