[Wine] MDAC 2.7/2.8

Rick Knight rick_knight at rlknight.com
Wed Oct 3 10:19:51 CDT 2007

Klaus Layer wrote:
> On Wednesday 03 October 2007 01:17:42 Rick Knight wrote:
>> Has anyone had any success in getting Microsoft Data Access Components 
>> 2.7 or 2.8 working? I have an application, FabTrolMRP, that looks like 
>> it will work OK on wine except that it needs to connect to an MSSQL 
>> database. Normal installation of this app on Windows boxes includes 
>> running  ODBC Data Source Administrator and  making an SQL connection to 
>> the FabTrol database. When I duplicate this on  Linux under Wine 
>> everything seems to go well and I am able to establish a connection to 
>> the database but at the last step, the database cannot be found. Anyone 
>> have any suggestion for getting past this last bit?
>> Thanks,
>> Rick Knight
> Hi Rick,
> I have a application which requires MDAC due to the use of an MS ACCESS 
> database. To make it work I installed MDAC with Dan Kegel's winetricks script 
> from http://kegel.com/wine/winetricks. After the installation it was required 
> to set manually the ODBC driver registry keys for the Microsoft Access 
> Driver. I figured it out by comparing the ODBC registry branch of a native 
> Windows registry with Wine. AppDB contains a howto 
> http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=version&iId=8869. Maybe that 
> helps you for MSSQL.
> Regards,
> Klaus
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Thanks for the info, I'll give it a try.


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