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From:Shawn Green (MySQL) Date:February 6 2012 8:21pm
Subject:Re: Reading Schema From a MSSQL Dump on a Mac (or Linux)
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Hello Stan,

On 2/3/2012 20:06, Stan Iverson wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 11:11 AM, Johan De Meersman<vegivamp@stripped>wrote:
>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Stan Iverson"<iversonstan@stripped>
>>>
>>> I have a Mac and a Linux server and I need to read the table schema
>>> for a database dump from MSSQL. Possible? How?
>>
>> Heeh. If you're talking about an SQL dump into a textfile, that should be
>> doable - you might have to mess with some datatypes or so, but not
>> impossible.
>>
>> If this is a binary dump, you're going to have to import it into an MS SQL
>> server, and proceed from there. MySQL connector for ODBC is one route you
>> could take.
>>
>
> Yes, it's a binary file; however, MySQL Connector for ODBC only works in
> Windows and I'm using a Mac. If no other solutions, will try tomorrow on a
> friend's PC.
> TIA,
> Stan
>

Are you sure that it only works for PC?  If that's true, why do we have 
installation instructions for Macs and other non-Windows systems in the 
manual?

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/connector-odbc-installation.html

-- 
Shawn Green
MySQL Principal Technical Support Engineer
Oracle USA, Inc. - Hardware and Software, Engineered to Work Together.
Office: Blountville, TN
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Reading Schema From a MSSQL Dump on a Mac (or Linux)Stan Iverson3 Feb
  • Re: Reading Schema From a MSSQL Dump on a Mac (or Linux)Wendell Turner3 Feb
    • Re: Reading Schema From a MSSQL Dump on a Mac (or Linux)Stan Iverson3 Feb
      • Re: Reading Schema From a MSSQL Dump on a Mac (or Linux)Wendell Turner3 Feb
  • Re: Reading Schema From a MSSQL Dump on a Mac (or Linux)Johan De Meersman3 Feb
    • Re: Reading Schema From a MSSQL Dump on a Mac (or Linux)Stan Iverson4 Feb
      • Re: Reading Schema From a MSSQL Dump on a Mac (or Linux)MySQL)6 Feb
      • Re: Reading Schema From a MSSQL Dump on a Mac (or Linux)Johan De Meersman8 Feb