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Re: How to check driver version from within an application ?

From: Andrei Kovalevski <andyk(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Andreas <maps(dot)on(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: How to check driver version from within an application ?
Date: 2009-07-29 17:52:34
Message-ID: 4A708C62.8030506@commandprompt.com (view raw or flat)
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Hi Andreas,

ODBC is a client side middle-layer interface. You can't determine any 
ODBC-related property with SQL query. There are special functions which 
client application can call to get info about ODBC driver, such as:
    SQLDrivers, SQLGetInfo, etc...

You can start from this reference: 
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms714562(VS.85).aspx


Andreas wrote:
> Hi,
>
> how can I check actully used driver version from within an application?
> I develop an application and I'd like to know I can read out the odbc 
> version to write into a log in case of errors.
>
> Is there something like "SELECT ODBCVersion()"?
> Probaply not.
> How could I do it then?
>
> Client application is MS Access on Windows XP.
>
>


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