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From:Paul DuBois Date:June 7 2001 7:26pm
Subject:Re: Making SQL request from a Mac
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>On Thu, Jun 07, 2001 at 01:37:46AM -0700, Van wrote:
>>  Pascal MiQUET wrote:
>>  >
>>  > Hi,
>>  >
>>  > I'd like to get informations from my MySQL Server on LiNUX, and the query
>>  > must be made from a Mac (Not an Os X)! Is there a good solution ?
>>  > If it's not possible, How can I get access to a PC With windows ?
>
>>  On MAC non-Os X, write a browser app so they can use IE, or Netscape.  Perl,
>>  CGI, or PHP.
>>
>>  On Windows, talk directly through the MyODBC driver.  Get it here:
>>  http://www.mysql.com/downloads/api-myodbc.html
>
>I have a similar need.  I have a set of users who are determined to use
>FileMaker Pro ("FM Pro") to "design" and access their own databases.  I
>would like them also to be able to use FM Pro on their desktop as a client
>for MySQL for a subset of their needs, specifically, for importing inquiry
>data entered into MySQL by through a web interface.  I'll use the tools I
>like for handling the web interface (open source tools like apache, Perl or
>PHP, MySQL, etc) and they can use the tools they like (Mac, FM Pro) to
>manage the flow of data internally.
>
>According to the documentation,
><http://www.mysql.com/documentation/mysql/bychapter/manual_ODBC.html>
>
>    MyODBC has been tested with Access, Admndemo.exe, C++-Builder, Borland
>    Builder 4, Centura Team Developer (formerly Gupta SQL/Windows),
>    ColdFusion (on Solaris and NT with svc pack 5), Crystal Reports,
>    DataJunction, Delphi, ERwin, Excel, iHTML, FileMaker Pro, FoxPro,
>    Notes 4.5/4.6, SBSS, Perl DBD-ODBC, Paradox, Powerbuilder,
>    Powerdesigner 32 bit, VC++, and Visual Basic.
>
>It's not clear to me how FileMaker Pro v5 is to be used with MyODBC, though.
>The version I have has only one ODBC driver for a remote data source,
>Oracle.  The other two are for text files and for FileMaker Pro, which as
>far as I can tell, are only for sharing data via ODBC within the same
>system, and not remotely via TCP/IP.
>
>Is this at all doable?  If so, what am I missing?  If not, why the mention
>of FileMaker Pro in the documentation?

I believe the reference is to FileMaker Pro under Windows, as for all
those other things in the list.

>If someone can shed some light on this, I'd be grateful.
>
>Thanks,
>
>--Joe


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Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
Thread
Making SQL request from a MacPascal MiQUET7 Jun
  • Re: Making SQL request from a MacVan7 Jun
    • Re: Making SQL request from a MacD. Joe Anderson7 Jun
      • Re: Making SQL request from a MacPaul DuBois7 Jun
  • Re: Making SQL request from a MacRay Zimmerman7 Jun
  • Re: Making SQL request from a MacAnsgar Becker7 Jun
  • Re: Making SQL request from a MacPascal MiQUET8 Jun
  • Re: Making SQL request from a MacMatt \"TrollBoy\" Wiseman14 Jun