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From:Christian Mack Date:August 23 1999 7:54pm
Subject:Re: Q: Create a DSN under WinNT (manual/Perl)
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Ron Savage wrote:
> I have installed & tested MySQL V 3.21.29 under WinNT SP4. I'm using
> ActivePerl build 519.
> The demo uses this line:
> $dbh =
> BI->connect("DBI:mysql:$test_db:$host",$opt_user,$opt_password,{ PrintError
> => 0}) || die "Can't connect: $DBI::errstr\n";
> at around line 20 to connect.
> I would like to use ODBC, so I can switch to PostgreSQL. But I don't know
> how to create the DSN. When I hit System DSN/Add... I get a window whose
> title is 'Create New Data Source', but MySQL is not listed as a driver.
> What to do?
> Cheers

Hi Ron

Just get MyODBC.
This is the mysql ODBC driver.


Q: Create a DSN under WinNT (manual/Perl)Ron Savage20 Aug
  • Re: Q: Create a DSN under WinNT (manual/Perl)Christian Mack23 Aug
  • Q: Create a DSN under WinNT (manual/Perl)Michael Widenius27 Aug