Does Jet Use BTrieve?
While looking up the errors codes for ADO/DAO and Access, I discovered some that mention BTrieve. I was always under the impression that Jet used it's own proprietary ISAM/KSAM engine. Does anyone know if Jet uses BTrieve or does it use it's own data access engine? Or is it simply that Jet can read Btrieve files?
I think some of those error descriptions would lead you to believe that Jet uses the BTrieve engine, but I think it's more likely that Jet simply uses the BTrieve driver for BTrieve files sort of like the ODBC data source driver for ODBC data sources and the OLE DB data source driver for OLE DB data sources... of course I could be wrong.
Btrieve is fairly proprietary with no independent vendor implementations in the wild. Every Btrieve comptible product I've ever seen required separate Btrieve drivers.
Thanks Craig. That explains it.
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