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Re^4: How to connect MS Access Database?

by pysome (Scribe)
on Mar 28, 2008 at 05:18 UTC ( #676909=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: How to connect MS Access Database?
in thread How to connect MS Access Database?

The Output:
$ odbcinst -q -d odbcinst: SQLGetPrivateProfileString failed with . <br > $ odbcinst -j unixODBC 2.2.12 DRIVERS............: /usr/local/etc/odbcinst.ini SYSTEM DATA SOURCES: /usr/local/etc/odbc.ini USER DATA SOURCES..: /home/test/.odbc.ini
all the three ini file is empty:(

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Re^5: How to connect MS Access Database?
by tachyon-II (Chaplain) on Mar 28, 2008 at 05:54 UTC

    Ok. The -q -d options should have given you a list of supported databases. As it choked you now know your unixODBC-2.2.12,mdbtools-0.6pre1 install is broken. Probably because it is pre-release. Obviously you need to get this reinstalled and working. Probably best to go with a known stable release FWIW.

    There is a tutorial here which details why you are getting the error message you are (it is probably not the "right" error message due to a 32 char limit).

    Good luck

    Cheers

    tachyon

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