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unixODBC UNICODE and Possible New Look & Feel
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unixODBC has had support for UNICODE for quite some time but UNICODE was never implemented in the installer and setup layers. Nick has been working to implement this recently and I have been testing it out during MySQL C/ODBC v5 development.

I have been creating a new look & feel for the unixODBC web site which I hope will get used once its complete. This also involves cleaning up, updating, and enhancing some of the documentation.

Oh; almost forgot. Nick and I both had some work to get the Qt3 code to support being built in Qt4… Nick got to the finish line first

ODBC - You Have Come A Long Way Baby!
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I often find links to my own stuff when googling for one thing or another - particularly when googling for ODBC stuff. Today I found an old Linux Journal article I did 7 years ago. I recall being upset about the fact that they printed the draft - but it seems to be mostly fine.

It makes me realize how fast time zips by but also how far ODBC on non-Windows platforms has come since those days. We can now deliver a good MySQL Connector/ODBC solution on all platforms where the MySQL client library is available - and that is a dizzying list of platforms!

More notes from UnixODBC + Maxdb
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I built a simple ODBC program that attempts to connect to a data source and tells you whether the connection succeeded or not.

It works. Yay. I also moved the example config directory to the example directory, since that's what they are.
Notes from UnixODBC + MaxDB
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$ dltest /opt/sdb/programs/lib/libsqlod.so SQLAllocHandle
[dltest] ERROR dlopen: /opt/sdb/programs/lib/libsqlod.so: undefined symbol: _ZTVN10__cxxabiv120__si_class_type_infoE

$ LD_PRELOAD=libstdc++.so.5 dltest /opt/sdb/programs/lib/libsqlod.so SQLAllocHandle

I put this example odbcinst.ini file in /etc, and this example odbc.ini file in my home directory as $HOME/.odbc.ini, and then ran the following:

$ LD_PRELOAD=libstdc++.so.5 isql MailDB dba dba

and voìla! Now to get down to the important bits...
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