DSN Less connections to ODBC database

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Fri Dec 9 15:50:44 CST 2011


On Fri, Dec 9, 2011 at 4:45 PM, Bob Sneidar wrote:

> I played around with this a long time ago, because I didn't want to futz
> with mySQL (didn't know how at the time). I gave up and was forced to use
> mySQL because ODBC was so terribly unreliable and difficult to configure on
> a Mac if you didn't already know what you were doing. I do not think you
> can avoid the DSN. It's the go between of your client and the source, which
> is the "open" in ODBC.
>
> Bob
>
>
For OS X, you do need an add-on for the DSN, and this one works well.  Then
ODBC from LC works the same for Win or Mac.

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~Roger


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