[blfs-dev] libiodbc overwrites files from unixODBC

Armin K. krejzi at email.com
Mon Feb 11 17:15:12 PST 2013

On 02/12/2013 02:12 AM, Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Hi all,
> Here's something that doesn't come up very often. It appears that
> the libiodbc package in BLFS overwrites files that are installed by
> the BLFS package unixODBC (or vice-versa, depending on how you view
> it).
> My script reports this when installing libiodbc after unixODBC is
> already installed:
> The following files will be overwritten:
> /usr/include/odbcinst.h
> /usr/include/sql.h
> /usr/include/sqlext.h
> /usr/include/sqltypes.h
> /usr/include/sqlucode.h
> /usr/lib/libodbc.so
> This is not good. If this has been discovered and discussed already,
> please excuse the noise, but I would like to know what resolution
> came from the issue. If it has not been discovered, then I think a
> discussion on how to proceed is warranted.
> Fortunately I converted to DESTDIR builds and an extensive logging
> mechanism years ago, otherwise I would have a very conflicting
> ODBC installation on my system (as I think others probably have).

Try --disable-libodbc when building libiodbc

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