Re: dg4odbc on Linux?

From: Geoff Muldoon <>
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 14:50:25 +1100
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In article <hblv8s$r37$>, Mladen Gogala says...
> Did anybody succeed in configuring it to connect to a foreign data source
> on Red Hat Linux? If yes, what was the version? Oracle is shipping an
> ODBC driver that is incompatible with the driver manager delivered by Red
> Hat since the version Googling yields hundreds of results and
> yet nothing is done. Does anybody know if that is a political decision?
> Open, yes, but not in such a way that people could actually use it? I
> opened my 2nd SR and still no resolution. I am starting to believe that
> ODBC gateway for anything other than Windows is just a marketing ploy, a
> bad one at that. In other words, I don't think that Oracle is interested
> in enabling people to use MySQL or PostgreSQL in tandem with Oracle. It
> only pisses me off that they don't tell me that and waste my time.

Have managed to get Oracle 10.2 on RHEL4 to talk to MS-MSQL using uxixODBC and FreeTDS.

GM Received on Tue Oct 20 2009 - 22:50:25 CDT

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