LC7and up - cannot connect to DB with ODBC connection string

Matthias Rebbe matthias_livecode_150811 at m-r-d.de
Fri Aug 5 11:56:55 EDT 2016


Just for your information.

Livecode support asked me to submit it as a bug.

http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=18151


Matthias

> Am 05.08.2016 um 15:34 schrieb Matthias Rebbe <matthias_livecode_150811 at m-r-d.de>:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> maybe i am missing something.
> 
> I have here a script which connects fine in LC6 to a DB using an odbc connection string.
> 
> The connection string looks like this:
> get revOpenDatabase("ODBC","Driver={Actual SQL Server};Server=192.168.1.250;Database=testdb;UID=mr;PWD=Baj43jaX;",,,)
> 
> In LC7 and up i get the error 
> 
> [iODBC][Driver Manager]Data source name not found and no default driver specified. Driver could not be loaded
> 
> 
> Connecting using a DNS (using the same driver from Actual Tech) works w/o problems in LC7 and up.
> This problem just exists on Mac OSX.  On Windows i can connect to a DB in LC7 and up using a ODBC connection string.
> 
> Tried with LC 7.14 and LC 8.1.0 DP3.
> 
> 
> Did anyone else run into this already?
> 
> Could this be a bug?
> 
> Matthias Rebbe
> 
> 
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