Bug 117186 - Open office has lost read access to odbc DB
Open office has lost read access to odbc DB
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: openoffice.org (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Caolan McNamara
: 117190 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: FC2Target FC3Target FC4Target
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Reported: 2004-03-01 08:14 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-12-09 07:45:34 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2004-03-01 08:14:16 EST
Description of problem:
When I installed FC2 test1 odbc access to Postgresql worked properly
ie: write access. Now for some reason only read access is allowed.

This seemed to happen after I did a query via odbc
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2004-03-01 08:53:48 EST
Further info

I have tested the Database/odbc driver with excel/access and
everything works fine.
Comment 2 Dan Williams 2004-03-01 11:09:00 EST
*** Bug 117190 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Caolan McNamara 2004-10-28 08:18:27 EDT
What's your unixODBC rpm version ? Can you try with a unixODBC >= 2.2.8 ?
Comment 4 Caolan McNamara 2004-12-09 07:44:51 EST

> su - postgres
> createuser
Enter name of user to add: cmc
Shall the new user be allowed to create databases? (y/n) y
Shall the new user be allowed to create more new users? (y/n) y
> exit
> su - cmc
> createdb
> su 
cat > /etc/odbc.ini
Description = Postgres database test
ReadOnly = 0
Servername = localhost
Database = cmc
Port = 5432
Driver = PostgreSQL
Protocol = 7.4.6
UserName = cmc
Password =
> exit
> oowriter &
tools->data sources
new data source, database type ODBC, select PostgreSQL-test
successfully add a table with some random column types
can view and edit database
create a simple query, can run it and can still edit afterwards
exit oowriter, restart, still ok

I suspect that it might have been a problem with unixODBC, I can't
reproduce a similiar problem on FC-3. Though if theres another way to
reproduce this, feel free to reopen.

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