Why is the Linux ODBC driver on Ubuntu currently not supported for 18.04,20.04, and 22.04 LTS

Brent Groves 1 Reputation point
2022-11-01T22:01:05.13+00:00

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/connect/odbc/linux-mac/installing-the-microsoft-odbc-driver-for-sql-server?view=sql-server-ver16#ubuntu18

if ! [[ "18.04 20.04 22.04" == "$(lsb_release -rs)" ]];
then
echo "Ubuntu $(lsb_release -rs) is not currently supported.";
exit;
fi

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  1. CathyJi-MSFT 21,111 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2022-11-02T02:24:37.5+00:00

    Hi @Brent Groves ,

    Quote from MS blog ODBC Driver 18.1 for SQL Server Released.

    Features
    •Support for Ubuntu 22.04
    •Support for ARM64 Linux platforms: Debian 11, RedHat 8 and 9, Ubuntu 20.04, 22.04

    In addition, if you have any feedback about SQL server, you can post your feedback on this: https://feedback.azure.com/d365community/forum/04fe6ee0-3b25-ec11-b6e6-000d3a4f0da0


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  2. Brent Groves 1 Reputation point
    2023-06-21T19:59:29.34+00:00
    if ! [[ "18.04 20.04 22.04 22.10" == *"$(lsb_release -rs)"* ]];
    then
        echo "Ubuntu $(lsb_release -rs) is not currently supported.";
        exit;
    fi
    The Microsoft Linux ODBC download still says 
    
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