Bug 89150 - Can't create a MySQL DSN with ODBCConfig
Can't create a MySQL DSN with ODBCConfig
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: unixODBC (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Patrick Macdonald
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-04-18 09:36 EDT by Markku Kolkka
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:53 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-02-25 06:32:33 EST
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Description Markku Kolkka 2003-04-18 09:36:16 EDT
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Description of problem:
Trying to create an User DSN or a System DSN pointing to a MySQL database fails
after selecting the MySQL driver, with an error message: "Could not construct a
prperty list for (MySQL)"
The MySQL server is running (on the same machine), MyODBC is installed and
enabled in /etc/odbcinst.ini.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start ODBCConfig
2. Select "User DSN" page
3. Click "Add..." button
4. Select MySQL driver, click "OK"

Actual Results:  Error message pops up, program returns to main view.

Expected Results:  A window for specifying the DSN properties pops up.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Fernando Nasser 2003-04-28 12:38:58 EDT
Please add the line:

Setup           = /usr/lib/libodbcmyS.so.1

to your /etc/odbcinst.ini file.

It should now look like:

# From the MyODBC package
Description     = ODBC for MySQL
Driver          = /usr/lib/libmyodbc.so
Setup           = /usr/lib/libodbcmyS.so.1
FileUsage       = 1


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