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Re: Qt3

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Qt3
Date: 2001-11-23 10:50:04
Message-ID: AA30E7BCCA5C1D4E88A231900F8325C00CBA@dogbert.vale-housing.co.uk (view raw or flat)
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jean-Michel POURE [mailto:jm(dot)poure(at)freesurf(dot)fr] 
> Sent: 23 November 2001 10:17
> To: pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [pgadmin-hackers] Qt3
> 
> 
> > Well, I agree with Justin's comments (see his message) but it's not 
> > really relevant to pgAdmin is it? I know cross platform is 
> something 
> > we discussed before I really started on pgAdmin II, but at the time 
> > none of us were expert enough in C/C++/Java/Whatever which 
> is why we 
> > decided to stick with VB if you remember. I'm not sure that ~30,000 
> > lines of (RC1 quality) code into the project is really a 
> good time to 
> > think about changing :-)
> 
> Hello Dave,
> 
> I don't want to change pgAdmin II platform. This was just for 
> information. IMHO, KDE3 is the future as it is really 
> cross-platform and free. Maybe for pgAdmin III?

Yup, sounds good. I was intending to look at C# when we get to that stage.
It sounds like a nice idea with the power of C/C++ & the ease of use of VB
($DEITY I should be in marketing!). Anyway, there is already an effort to
produce an open source .NET framework & C# compiler underway (I forget who's
doing it, someone well known anyway - I read about it on
www.theregister.co.uk)

> What are the guidelines for installing pgAdmin II under Wine? 
> Is there a need to set up a Linux RPM?

There are no guidelines at the moments. Mark has done the work and was going
to write a howto but he's been pretty busy recently. At the moment, I think
you still need to non-redistributable M$ files, so you'd need a Windows
licence, but seeing as you can't really buy a PC without these days, most
people probably have one even if they don't use it.

As for RPMs, personally I try not to use them (I prefer tar -zxvf
...;./configure;make) etc. I can see that they're good though, it's just a
shame a lot of Linux distros (including Slackware which I use) and most(?)
other *nixes don't support them.

/D

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