MS Access Databases

Bob Kline bkline at
Mon Aug 7 11:12:25 EDT 2000

On Mon, 7 Aug 2000, Mark Hoover wrote:

> Hello all...
> I'm looking for a way to access a MS Access database from a Linux
> server by directly opening the database file itself instead of
> having to setup a Windows machine with ODBC options.  Would also
> like to me able to have SQL type queries performed on it via web
> scripts.

Since you found the mailing list, I assume you also found the web site
for the freeTDS project (with the FAQ, documentation, download pointers 
and list archives).  Did neither of the two options described
there (C-based libraries or JDBC driver) meet your needs?

In case by some improbable chance you did find the mailing list but not
the web site, take a look at

Bob Kline
mailto:bkline at

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