> I'm very unclear on how to set up ODBC on Linux for a MYSQL DB server on
> another machine.
> It' almost looks like I have to redownload the entire MYSL server source
> first, then compile the myodb driver.
> Can anyone give me set by step instructions to do this?
> Can I use Applixwares database ODBC tools to acess MYSQL?
Basically you just need an ODBC DriverManager and the MySQL ODBC Driver.
unixODBC is one option ( http://www.unixodbc.org ). I have not tested it
with Aplix but I would be willing to help you out (if I can) if you run into
If you are a KDE user then you may be interested in knowing that ODBC is
being dropped into KDE. Expect it in KDE 2.0 (perhaps sooner).