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Re: [INTERFACES] Access problems

From: Michael Meskes <meskes(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
To: David C Hartwig Jr <daybee(at)bellatlantic(dot)net>
Cc: Michael Meskes <meskes(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>, PostgreSQL Interfaces <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [INTERFACES] Access problems
Date: 1999-12-21 11:03:55
Message-ID: 19991221120355.A1306@fam-meskes.de (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, Dec 20, 1999 at 02:45:19PM -0500, David C Hartwig Jr wrote:
> I am a bit rusty on the internals on the psqlODBC driver as it relates to MS
> Access.  But as I seem to recall, Access cannot have a key column over 256
> bytes.   Text columns are virtually unbounded.    This may explain some of your
> tables linking problems.   If you can, try changing some of those primary key
> fields to varchar(255) or smaller.

I did and now it works without a problem.

Thanks a lot.

> Ultimately what you  need to do is activate the logging feature in the driver
> and attach a minimalist failure log file.

I did but did not find much of an explanation. But then maybe I didn't check
closely enough.

Michael
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