>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:
>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,
> 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.
Paul DuBois, paul@stripped