plongstaff at rogers.com
Wed Oct 29 09:39:43 EDT 2008
On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 13:39 +0100, Rolf Leggewie wrote:
> Rolf Leggewie wrote:
> > Phil Longstaff wrote:
> >> I'm using kubuntu 8.04. I have libdbi0, libdbi0-dev, libdbd-mysql and
> >> libdbd-sqlite3 (among other) packages installed.
> > I'm on Ubuntu as well. I was missing all of the above packages except
> > libdbi0. I have installed them now and will retry a compile.
> This is great. It is indeed working quite nicely now after I installed
> those packages and recompiled. Thank you so much for this. It will
> make my life a LOT easier, preparing reports and stuff (which I will do
> from Openoffice Base now).
> Can the configure step somehow be finetuned to detect the missing libs
> and abort if --enable-dbi was given? I also think the menu entry "File
> - Database Connection" is present whether or not that flag is given.
> Shouldn't it be only available when the switch was turned on?
> Are you sure that Umlauts and other non-ASCII characters are correctly
> saved in MySQL?
I have done no testing on chars other than those normally found in
English. Please test. I will look at the documentation for mysql and
other databases to see if I need to modify anything.
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