help from Windows developer sought: use system ODBC headers
Robert Antoni Buj i Gelonch
robert.buj at gmail.com
Tue Sep 16 10:11:14 PDT 2014
What odbc driver are you using for Windows?
On Tue, Sep 16, 2014 at 5:59 PM, Lionel Elie Mamane <lionel at mamane.lu>
> I've discovered (via the tinderboxes...) that --with-system-odbc
> doesn't work on Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Windows is the "reference
> platform" of ODBC (the platform that *defines* ODBC), I had *much*
> *much* rather we use (on the reference platform) the headers provided
> by the platform, rather than some headers meant for ANOTHER platform
> (namely, Unix) which *try* to be compatible (and maybe are in a
> bug-free way, but why take the risk).
> So, if some LibreOffice developer with Microsoft Windows experience
> could debug why "--with-system-odbc" doesn't find the ODBC headers on
> Windows, I'd be very grateful. I expect they are in the platform SDK,
> maybe in some optional part of it, ...
> Thanks in advance.
> On Tue, Sep 16, 2014 at 02:59:31PM +0200, Jan Holesovsky wrote:
> > Hi Lionel,
> > kendy at suse.cz píše v Út 16. 09. 2014 v 12:03 +0000:
> > > checking for sqlext.h... no
> > > configure: error: odbc not found. install odbc
> > > Error running configure at /home/tinderbox/master/autogen.sh line 258.
> > I've reverted the 'Use system ODBC on MS Windows unless specifically
> > overriden' for now, it breaks the Windows tinderboxes...
> > All the best,
> > Kendy
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