help from Windows developer sought: use system ODBC headers

Lionel Elie Mamane lionel at
Wed Sep 17 09:22:07 PDT 2014

On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 08:05:02AM +0200, Noel Grandin wrote:
> On 2014-09-17 04:36 AM, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> >Rather than hard-coding a path, I presume our build system has a
> >variable for "the path to the Windows SDK". Also, rather than me (not
> >having a Microsoft Windows development environment) trying "blindly"
> >and relying on tinderboxes to test the build, I was hoping someone
> >having a Microsoft Windows development environment "ready to build"
> >LibreOffice would take care of it.

> On my Windows virtual machine, which is currently set up according to the Windows build instructions,
>     sqlext.h
> lives in
>     C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\8.0\Include\um

> It looks like has logic to deal with that (at line 9557) but why it is not working I don't know.
> Lionel, I'm on IRC this morning if you want me to run more tests.
> I could probably give you TeamViewer access to that machine if you
> want.

I'm not very available this week for LibreOffice; if it suits you,
we'll do this next week. Thanks in advance.


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