SQL backend

Phil Longstaff 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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