[DB-SIG] Linux, ODBC and MSSQL

Eric Brunson brunson at brunson.com
Fri Nov 19 20:31:11 CET 2004

> Eric Brunson wrote:
> Try this route:
> Python -> mxODBC -> unixODBC -> FreeTDS ODBC driver -> MS SQL
> You should first install unixODBC, then the FreeTDS driver,
> check that it works using the unixODBC isql tool and then install mxODBC to
> talk to the unixODBC manager.

I already have them all installed (wait, I have FreeTDS, I'll have to
check that the ODBC driver is seperate or not).

> Note: ADODB doesn't work on Linux, only on Windows.

Oh, I was referring to the ADODB module for python from

It's a nice abstraction layer that work in both python and php if anyone's

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