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Re: How to connect to SQL Server using ODBC and still have kde on my machine

On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 01:01:25PM +0200, Boris shtrasman wrote:

> I'm used to use freetds + tdsodbc to connect to SQL Servre from debian.
> I noticed that if I install tdsodbc kde is beign uninstalled:

> Maintainer: Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org>
> Architecture: amd64
> Replaces: freetds0, libct0, libct1
> Depends: libc6 (>= 2.3), odbcinst1debian2 (>= 2.2.11-3), debconf (>=
> 0.5) | debconf-2.0, freetds-common
> Recommends: libodbc1 | libiodbc2
> Conflicts: freetds0, libct0, unixodbc (<< 2.1.1-2)
> Breaks: libiodbc2, odbcinst1debian2 (<< 2.2.14p2-3), unixodbc (<< 2.2.14p2-3)

> looking in the bts I see it is deliberate
> (http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=639817) .

> anyhow I need to connect to SQL Server (2005 and up) and need to be
> able to do that using some odbc connection (the DSN can be in an ini
> but best is to avoid that for me).

> in freetds I need to set up driver  (that tdsodbc provides).

> any ideas how can I do that without breaking kde ?

As Andrey suggests, you're better off using squeeze until soprano can be
ported to unixodbc.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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