[Haskell-cafe] HDBC-odbc 188.8.131.52 fixes Windows linking problems
jgoerzen at complete.org
Wed Jun 4 12:43:23 EDT 2008
Greg Matheson wrote:
> On Tue, 03 Jun 2008, John Goerzen wrote:
>> HDBC-odbc version 184.108.40.206 has been uploaded to Hackage. It fixes the
>> problems some here have encountered regarding ODBC crashes or other
>> similar odd behavior on Windows.
> I'm getting a 'Parse error in pattern' error.
> C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>ghci
> GHCi, version 6.8.2: http://www.haskell.org/ghc/ :? for help
> Loading package base ... linking ... done.
> Prelude> :m Database.HDBC.ODBC Database.HDBC
> Prelude Database.HDBC Database.HDBC.ODBC> conn <- connectODBC "dictation"
Please note that this is not a valid connection string.
The HDBC-odbc API docs are available at
and give the example string of:
as well as a link to the Microsoft document that describes the string,
which lives at:
That URL also contains error message descriptions. For your state
01S00, it lists:
Invalid connection string attribute
An invalid attribute keyword was specified in the connection string
(InConnectionString), but the driver was able to connect to the data
source anyway. (Function returns SQL_SUCCESS_WITH_INFO.)
Your fix may be as simple as prepending the string with "DSN=".
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