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Re: Frontend/Backend protocol 3.0

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Jonathan Fuerth <fuerth(at)sqlpower(dot)ca>
Cc: pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Frontend/Backend protocol 3.0
Date: 2005-06-06 17:55:27
Message-ID: 200506061755.j56HtR124234@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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The work is actually being done by another company, Pervasive.  The
Command Prompt version is to be GPL and is quite different.

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Jonathan Fuerth wrote:
> On Jun 3, 2005, at 5:20 PM, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> >
> > Are you aware someone is rewriting ODBC to use libpq for protocol
> > communications?
> 
> I found the announcement from Command Prompt about their new ODBC 
> driver for PostgreSQL.  If anyone else didn't know about this, here's 
> the thread:
> 
> http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-odbc/2005-04/msg00084.php
> 
> It looks like an ambitious project, but I'm sure they have the 
> dedication, talent, and resources to see it through to completion.  I 
> eagerly await their initial public release along with everyone else 
> here who has the misfortune of needing to use an ODBC interface. :)
> 
> In the mean time, my patch for the existing driver remains on offer to 
> anyone who wants access to the SQLSTATE error messages from the 
> backend.  Better yet, maybe someone with the necessary permission can 
> post the patch to the gborg website or just apply it to the main code 
> in CVS. I think the only change that should be made before applying my 
> patch is to add "7.4" as a protocol choice in the Windows configuration 
> UI.  It should be trivial for someone who understands that UI code (I 
> don't).
> 
> The patch does not break compatibility with the older protocols, so you 
> can continue to use the patched driver with pre-7.4 backends.  You will 
> get the same synthetic SQLSTATE codes as before if you connect using 
> the older protocols.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> -Jonathan Fuerth
> 
> 
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