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Re: [INTERFACES] unixODBC - PostgreSQL - StarOffice 5

From: Byron Nikolaidis <byronn(at)solipsys(dot)com>
To: Peter Harvey <pharvey(at)codebydesign(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [INTERFACES] unixODBC - PostgreSQL - StarOffice 5
Date: 1999-05-18 21:26:37
Message-ID: 3741DB0D.97144860@solipsys.com (view raw or flat)
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Peter Harvey wrote:

> SitRep...
>
> I have spent the day trying to get these guys to work together. I
> started off not being able to even access the DM. Here is what I have
> now...
>
> 1. can load and call DM now ( changed soffice start up script slightly)
> 2. can select a DSN from a list
> 3. can select table(s) from a list
> 4. can browse into StarOffice 'database' and see table icons
>
> I had to make some changes to both the unixODBC DM and the PostgreSQL
> driver to get this far.
>
> BUT... I can not open a table (double click the icon) because StarOffice
>
> send SQL that appears to be unsupported by PostgreSQL....
>
> SELECT * FROM "postgres"."tbaddresses"
>
> Any ideas on how to get past this? I noticed that SQLTables and
> SQLColumns avoids returning owner because of having similar problem with
> MS Access.
>
> I know StarOffice is getting the login id using a call to SQLGetInfo but
> if I comment this out then I get...
>
> SELECT * FROM ""."tbaddresses"
>

Is there anything else in SQLGetInfo that has to do with owner?   Try
changing these or commenting them out and see if it does anything.

Byron



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