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Re: Patch for ODBC driver (look for odbc.ini in more than

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Igor Kovalenko <Igor(dot)Kovalenko(at)motorola(dot)com>
Cc: Hiroshi Inoue <Inoue(at)tpf(dot)co(dot)jp>, Ross Thomas <ross(at)grinfinity(dot)com>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Patch for ODBC driver (look for odbc.ini in more than
Date: 2002-01-03 17:29:03
Message-ID: 200201031729.g03HT3x16861@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Igor Kovalenko wrote:
> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > 
> > > > > Since most ODBC drivers and driver managers look for odbc.ini in several
> > > > > locations on UNIX systems, it would seem sensible to have the PostgreSQL
> > > > > driver do the same thing. (This idea occurred to me after five hours of
> > > > > trying to figure out what libpsqlodbc didn't like about my
> > > > /etc/odbc.ini,
> > > > > but that's another story.)
> > > > >
> > > > > iODBC, for example, does the following:
> > > > >
> > > > > 1) Checks $ODBCINI
> > > > > 2) Checks $HOME/.odbc.ini
> > > > > 3) Checks ~/.odbc.ini (where ~ is obtained from struct passwd)
> > > > > 4) Checks system-wide odbc.ini (in /etc by default)
> > >
> > > AFAIK only 3) is implemented. However there's no problem
> > > if there's no user.
> > 
> > Added to TODO:
> > 
> >   * Add config file check for $ODBCINI, $HOME/.odbc.ini, and /etc/odbc.ini
> 
> Why /etc/odbc.ini? Shouldn't it be installpath/etc/odbc.ini?

TODO updated:

 * Add config file check for $ODBCINI, $HOME/.odbc.ini, installpath/etc/odbc.ini

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