[blfs-dev] libiodbc overwrites files from unixODBC

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Feb 11 17:38:30 PST 2013

Armin K. wrote these words on 02/11/13 19:15 CST:
> On 02/12/2013 02:12 AM, Randy McMurchy wrote:
>> 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
> Try --disable-libodbc when building libiodbc

I will try this as libiodbc refers to the libiodbc library as "extra"
(though it is odd that the package name refers to the library named after
it as extra). If the library and the conflicting headers do not get
installed, the problem is solved. I will report back.


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