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Re: [unixODBC-DEV] - Re: [HACKERS] info on unixODBC/Postgres driver port to IRIX 6.5.7 64bit

From: Peter Harvey <pharvey(at)codebydesign(dot)com>
To: Lamar Owen <lamar(dot)owen(at)wgcr(dot)org>
Cc: unixodbc-dev(at)unixodbc(dot)org, Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>, Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, Murad Nayal <murad(at)godel(dot)bioc(dot)columbia(dot)edu>, bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [unixODBC-DEV] - Re: [HACKERS] info on unixODBC/Postgres driver port to IRIX 6.5.7 64bit
Date: 2000-06-15 16:17:10
Message-ID: 00061509191004.11117@peter (view raw or flat)
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Well the driver is derived from the MS Windows driver (Byrons) so it has to
adhere to whatever licensing that is there but unixODBC is, in general, LGPL.

Peter


On Thu, 15 Jun 2000, Lamar Owen wrote:
> Peter Harvey wrote:
> > 
> > The PostgreSQL driver, in unixODBC, is a direct descendent of Byrons
> > driver. I took the driver,  made it compile on UNIX again, then added a few
> > fixs to make it work in unixODBC and with StarOffice 5.0. I think other
> > enhancements were made to it since then (about a year ago).
> > 
> > The intention was to merge the changes back into Byrons stuff but that has not
> > happened (that I am aware of).
> 
> Is the unixODBC driver GPL?  If so, that's why it hasn't been pulled
> back into the BSD-licensed PostgreSQL distribution.
> 
> --
> Lamar Owen
> WGCR Internet Radio
> 1 Peter 4:11

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