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Re: Filemaker and pgsql

From: charlie derr <cderr(at)simons-rock(dot)edu>
To: pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Filemaker and pgsql
Date: 2001-07-23 12:15:00
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I'm very much interested in the same thing (accessing a postgresql
database with a filemaker pro front end via odbc), but I'm very new to
this ODBC stuff, so not much help yet.  

Meanwhile, I have some simple questions about how to set things up on
linux (where my postgresql is installed).  I have tried both iodbc and
unixODBC, but so far haven't had any success yet.  I assume that I'm
supposed to use as my driver, but iodbc just seems to
crash when i try to use that for a driver, and unixODBC gives me a
"Could not construct a property list" error when i try to add a UserDSN
or a SystemDSN.   Also I notice that both iodbc and unixODBC have a
field for a "setup" file for the driver.  Does postgresql have such a
setup file?

Any advice as to what I might be missing or pointers to clear
documentation on these topics aimed at ODBC newbies would be greatly

	thanx so much in advance,

Randall Perry wrote:
> Anyone out there had experience using Filemaker Pro with PostgreSQL (with
> it's native ODBC driver or any third-party driver)?
> Is it doable, or is MS Access an easier solution?
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