Hello, I have been using OO/LO for years and have used both the Java-Connector but also ODBC under both Debian-Linux and Windows-Vista. When it became available I switched to the Native MySQL-Connector as delivered by MySQL. Oracle now has obviously got rid of that connector. Is there or are there any plany for a native connector to LO/OO in MariaDB? Thanks for your help and regards H. Stoellinger Salzburg

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Hi!

I still see the connector available for download: http://extensions.services.openoffice.org/project/mysql_connector

The documentation is still here: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/connector-ooo.html (and from what I can see it also is documented with MySQL 5.5)

Further documentation is here: http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Database/Drivers/MySQL_Native/1.0

And there's more on the Forge here: http://forge.mysql.com/wiki/Connector_OpenOffice

I'm pretty sure it will work with OpenOffice.org and MariaDB. It should also work with binary compatible LibreOffice.

Have you tried it and realised that it does not work?

Thanks

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