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Re: "Official" version

From: "Joel Fradkin" <jfradkin(at)wazagua(dot)com>
To: "'Merlin Moncure'" <merlin(dot)moncure(at)rcsonline(dot)com>,"'Dave Page'" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: <pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: "Official" version
Date: 2005-08-22 20:57:55
Message-ID: 000201c5a75c$2bf05e10$797ba8c0@jfradkin (view raw or flat)
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Still up and no odbc errors since the conversion.
Course folks can grab a snapshot version and get what I built a few weeks
ago (maybe newer).

So I guess its your call, My vote is it seems pretty safe vrs the old one.

Joel Fradkin
 

 

-----Original Message-----
From: pgsql-odbc-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org
[mailto:pgsql-odbc-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf Of Merlin Moncure
Sent: Monday, August 22, 2005 4:07 PM
To: Dave Page
Cc: pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [ODBC] "Official" version

> I think it's fairly safe to say that the new libpq version of psqlODBC
> is more stable than the previous release versions of the driver, and
> also now offers more features such as SSL, Kerberos authentication
(has
> anyone tried this yet?), pgpass files and so on.
> 
> In light of this, I think the libpq version should now take over as
the
> official driver, and lose the 'libpq' suffix that was added for
testing.
> 
> If anyone has any strong objections, please shriek soon!!
> 
> Regards, Dave.

In my experience the new driver is better than the older one.  In fact,
it specifically addressed some issues people (Joel) were having in high
load production systems.

That being said, why not wait for the 8.1 release of postgresql and
release the odbc drive 8.1 at the same time?  That gives 1-2 more months
of testing and feedback.

Merlin

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