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2. Installation

2.1 How to obtain Xql

You will find the latest sources and information on sourceforge: xql at

2.2 Requirements

You need a sql-compliant database and a running unixODBC implementation. You get Unixodbc at You need also the odbc++ library

2.3 Compilation and installation

In order to compile and install Xql on your system, type the following in the base directory of the Xql distribution:

% ./configure
% make
% make install

Since Xql uses

you should have not trouble compiling it. Should you run into problems please report them to the the author at Raoul Markus

If everything was ok, you should now have the command line interface xql available in your PATH. To check the database settings, run

you should now get the prompt of xql:
If you get an error here, please check your ODBC-settings.

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