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Re: Access '97 {oj ...} Left Join

From: Hiroshi Inoue <Inoue(at)tpf(dot)co(dot)jp>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: "Henshall, Stuart - WCP" <SHenshall(at)westcountrypublications(dot)co(dot)uk>, "'Jean-Michel POURE'" <jm(dot)poure(at)freesurf(dot)fr>, "'pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org'" <pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Access '97 {oj ...} Left Join
Date: 2001-04-12 00:33:38
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Dave Page wrote:


> The driver reports that it is OJ capable if it is connected to 7.1 or
> higher. When I made the mods to the driver I tested successfully the OJs did
> work (this *may* not be the case if the Parse Statements option is
> selected).
> What doesn't work is the {oj...} style syntax as Stuart reported (which
> would have made my life easier when re-coding the SQL Wizard in pgAdmin!),
> but this is because PostgreSQL doesn't support it, not the driver.

As Henshall pointed out, {oj ...} style syntax seems a
ODBC thing and the driver has to map the syntax to
DBMS-specific syntax. In fact psqlodbc driver already
supports {fn ..}, {dt ..} syntax etc ...
In my simple test case, mapping the escape part as-is
seems to work.

Hiroshi Inoue

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