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Looking at it looks like this is a compile-type option only.

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From the Administrator Manual (doc/AdministratorManual/index.html):

The location of the system config files can be changed by setting the ODBCSYSINI environment variable at run-time.

So this should work:


Or add the line


to your .bash_profile

Note the the odbc.ini file will be looked for in your home directory also.

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