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From:Mike Machado Date:May 4 1999 3:02am
Subject:Re: MyODBC question
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Going on the theory of why ODBC exists I would have to say yes. ODBC lets
you write non-database specific stuff, so if your app calls MSaccess via
ODBC, as long as you can change the name of the DSN (or put the new myodbc
with the same name) you should be ok.

Robert Covell wrote:

> Is it possible to take pre-existing program and switch out it's ODBC
> driver (Access or MsSQL) with MyODBC and MySQL, assuming I can find out
> the table structure underneath.
> I have a conferencing server that runs only on Sun an or NT.  It uses
> Access and or MsSQL.  I would like to get to the data from a Linux box,
> replacing the database with MySQL and accessing it using PHP3.
> My ODBC knowledge is limited so I might be off kilter here but not sure.
> Any thoughts?
> -Bob
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Mike Machado
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MyODBC questionRobert Covell4 May
  • Re: MyODBC questionMike Machado4 May