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*>*Sent: Friday, June
20, 2008 9:25 AM
mdbtools on CentOS
> I was hoping to
use mdbtools to extract data from some Access databases overnight. I have yum
installed the*tools from Dag and also downloaded and (eventually!) compiled
> release from the
mdbtools web site, but I either get 'buffer overflow' errors or no output from
most of the tools. I have been trying to cvs checkout the latest development
cvs*login keeps timing out.
OK - managed to login to CVS at last and
download the latest development version.
A straight configure/make created tools
that ran, but generated no output. I re-did the configure with some suggested
options (below) and it works!!!
It seems these options are needed even
though I am accessing the mdb file directly off disk and not via odbc or
Thanks to all who were just about to chip
in with suggestions ;-)
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