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Re: odbc driver version question for PostgreSQL 8.3.

From: Adrian Klaver <adrian(dot)klaver(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: jason(dot)tuttle(at)usbank(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: odbc driver version question for PostgreSQL 8.3.
Date: 2012-02-15 19:53:29
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On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 11:32 AM, <jason(dot)tuttle(at)usbank(dot)com> wrote:

> The backwards compatible answer makes me feel good since the 8.3 version
> of the drivers don't specify 64 bit compatibility. We'll package the latest
> for deployment to our users - for use on their win xp desktops.
>

Well there is theory and then there is reality:) I would at least check out
the new driver on a few machines before rolling it out. Here is a good read
on 32/64 Postgres ODBC set up on Windows:
http://www.youlikeprogramming.com/2011/09/postgresql-and-odbc-in-64-bit-windows/



> Thanks Adrian!
>
> Jason Tuttle
> US Bank Voice Engineering *Call Center Applications
> 612.492.2883
>
>
>
> From:        Adrian Klaver <adrian(dot)klaver(at)gmail(dot)com>
> To:        pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Cc:        jason(dot)tuttle(at)usbank(dot)com
> Date:        02/15/2012 12:58 PM
> Subject:        Re: [ODBC] odbc driver version question for PostgreSQL
> 8.3.
> ------------------------------
>
>
>
> On Wednesday, February 15, 2012 10:33:09 am jason(dot)tuttle(at)usbank(dot)com wrote:
> > It seems like I've done a reasonable amount of scouring to find the
> answer
> > to this without success. So I'm going to take a shot at sending this to
> > you.
> >
> > We are installing PostgreSQL 8.3 on a 64 bit Solaris OS. Should I
> download
> > the latest ODBC driver for 64 bit system (I believe it's
> > psqlodbc_09_01_0100-x64.zip) or should I stick with one of the
> > psqlodbc_08_03_0x00.zip versions?
>
> As far as I know the ODBC drivers are backwards compatible.  The question
> is
> where you intend to load the driver? If you want it on Solaris the *.zip
> versions will not work as they represent MSI  packages for use in Windows.
>  You
> will need to get the tarballs located in the src directory here:
>
> http://www.postgresql.org/ftp/odbc/versions/src/
>
> When you untar them there will be a docs/ with a unix-compilation.html
> file to
> help with building.
>
>
>
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Jason Tuttle
> > US Bank Voice Engineering *Call Center Applications
> > 612.492.2883
> > U.S. BANCORP made the following annotations
>
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