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Re: Frontend/Backend protocol 3.0

From: Jeff Eckermann <jeff_eckermann(at)yahoo(dot)com>
To: pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Frontend/Backend protocol 3.0
Date: 2005-06-06 18:53:12
Message-ID: 20050606185312.57464.qmail@web20821.mail.yahoo.com (view raw or flat)
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--- Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:

> 
> The work is actually being done by another company,
> Pervasive.  The

This is news, at least to me.  Is this a reworking of
the community driver, or a new product?

> 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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