[conspire] OpenOffice.org -> LibreOffice, round two

Ruben Safir ruben at mrbrklyn.com
Wed Oct 20 20:41:06 PDT 2010

On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 08:09:54PM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Ruben Safir (ruben at mrbrklyn.com):
> > I did the same thing for OO.0 1 as a PDF.  I wrote it in OpenOffice as a
> > matter of fact, and then I taught it in the Linux II class.  But I
> > remember having trouble getting it to work in version two after Sun
> > purchased it, and Don asked me to see if I can help them with publicity.
> Here's what purports to be a current-version explanation, covering both 
> JDBC and ODBC.
> http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Connect_MySQL_and_Base
> Web-searching on 
>     openoffice.org odbc mysql
> finds more such things.

eh - trying to compile the myodbc driver from source.  Compile
complaining the unixODBC not installed....looking for a file called

zypper says unixobbc is installed.  find can't come up with sqlext.h :(

I know - use the RPMs...  don't tell me that again.


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