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Manual Reference Pages  -  ODBCINST (1)

NAME

odbcinst - An unixODBC tool for manipulating configuration files

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
     Actions
     Objects
     Options
Files
Authors
Copyright

SYNOPSIS

odbcinst ACTION OBJECT OPTIONS

DESCRIPTION

odbcinst is a command line tool which has been created for allowing people who are developing the install scripts/RPMs for Drivers to be able to easily create/remove entries in odbc.ini and odbcinst.ini. This command line tool is a complement to the shared library of the same name (libodbcinst.so). This tool is a part of the odbcinst component of unixODBC.

OPTIONS

    ACTIONS

-i Install (add section to config file) new OBJECT.

-u Uninstall (remove section from config file) existing OBJECT.

-q Query the config files and print the options for specified OBJECT.

-j Prints current configuration of unixODBC, listing (among others) the paths to the configuration files.

-c Calls SQLCreateDataSource

-m Calls SQLManageDataSources

--version Prints program version and exits.

    OBJECTS

-d The ACTION affect drivers (and thus the odbcinst.ini configuration file).

-s The ACTION affect data sources (and thus the user or system odbc.ini configuration file).

    OPTIONS

-f FILE The FILE is template file, describing the configuration of installed OBJECT (only valid for the -i ACTION).

-r Same as the -f OPTION, only take the standard input as the template file.

-n NAME Specifies the NAME of the OBJECT.

-v Turn off verbose mode. This turns off all information, warning and error messages.

-l The specified data source is system-wide. Has any effect only with the -s OBJECT.

-h The specified data source is user-specific. Has any effect only with the -s OBJECT.

RETURN VALUES

This command returns zero on success and non-zero value on failure.

FILES

/etc/odbinst.ini

Configuration file containing all the database drivers specifications. See odbcinst.ini(5) for more details.

/etc/odbc.ini

System-wide data sources specifications. See odbc.ini(5) for more details.

$HOME/.odbc.ini

User-specific data sources specifications. See odbc.ini(5) for more details.

SEE ALSO

odbcinst.ini(5), odbc.ini(5)

AUTHORS

The authors of unixODBC are Peter Harvey <pharvey@codebydesign.com> and Nick Gorham <nick@lurcher.org>. For the full list of contributors see the AUTHORS file.

COPYRIGHT

unixODBC is licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public License. For details about the license, see the COPYING file.
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