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Re: ODBC + pgsql on win32

From: "David A(dot) Leedom" <daleedom(at)hightowergroup(dot)com>
To: weigelt(at)metux(dot)de, pgsql-admin <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: ODBC + pgsql on win32
Date: 2005-05-04 10:16:19
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I don't claim to be an export in this area, but here is how I am doing things:

ADO connection snipit:

     Set oTargetConn = New ADODB.Connection
     oTargetConn.ConnectionString = "DRIVER={PostgreSQL};" _
             & "SERVER=" & Me.txtHost & ";" _
             & "UID=" & Me.txtLogin & ";" _
             & "PWD=" & Me.txtPassword & ";" _
             & "PORT=" & Me.txtPort & ";" _
             & "Database=" & Me.txtDatabase & ";"

I specifically tried to avoid using a defined ODBC definition.  Also I am 
not using bound controls in my application so I don't do anything with the 
built in vb data objects.


Dave Leedom

At 09:55 PM 5/3/2005, Enrico Weigelt wrote:

>Hi folks,
>i'm trying to use an odbc-based win32 application (biet-o-matic)
>with postgresql. (afaik its written in vb)
>I've installed the latest odbc driver and set up an datasource
>(in fact an user-dsn and an system-dsn), and of course created
>user + database for the app.
>The application wants to know provider-string, dbname, dbuser, ..
>As provider string i've tried the dsn's as well as the driver
>name (PostgreSQL), but this didnt work: the application shouts
>out that the provider string could not be found.
>What am I doing wrong ?
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