Picking up the freetds ODBC driver
camber at umcc.ais.org
Mon Jan 31 20:06:04 EST 2000
Feel free to do whatever you like with the ODBC driver, just beware that
its flaws go far beyond not reading the .odbc.ini file :-)
I had considered using glib for some stuff but never got around to it, so
I wouldn't be terribly upset by its introduction.
On Mon, 31 Jan 2000, Ken Seymour wrote:
> I was looking at the ODBC driver in freetds and I
> managed to get it working. In the process, I noticed
> that the database parameters are hard-coded. Changing
> these to be hard-coded for my Linux-based Sybase
> installation made it work.
> I am starting to implement the code needed to search
> for the .odbc.ini file to get the parameters instead.
> There is code that does similar things in iODBC and
> the postgreSQL ODBC driver. Both of these are GPLed
> and iODBC is LGPLed. I'm not sure if I can use
> either of these without altering the license status
> of freetds, so I am starting to write it from scratch.
> If I do this, does anyone mind if I use GLIB for
> Can you use GPLed source files in an LGPLed project
> without removing the L for the project as a whole?
> Is anyone else changing the ODBC driver code?
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