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Re: ODBC Driver stability

From: <md-postgres-donath(at)netapps(dot)de>
To: "Shachar Shemesh" <psql(at)shemesh(dot)biz>
Cc: <pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: ODBC Driver stability
Date: 2004-11-16 16:40:28
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Hello Shachar,

oh ... good news ... i didn't know that the ole db driver has been released.
i will check the ole db driver, thank you for the information !

what do you mean with "OLE ... prevents threading problems the hard way" ?

bye,
Markus.

> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Shachar Shemesh [mailto:psql(at)shemesh(dot)biz]
> Gesendet: Dienstag, 16. November 2004 14:43
> An: Markus Donath
> Cc: Gary Doades; pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Betreff: Re: [ODBC] ODBC Driver stability
>
>
> Markus Donath wrote:
>
> >Hello,
> >
> >Our conclusion is that Postgres is not usable with ODBC on
> windows, and no
> >stable driver will be available soon.
> >
> Have you tried other options? There are both a .NET driver and an OleDB
> provider, though can only attest to the second.
>
> OLE DB is nearing the point where it should be quite usable for server
> use. The .NET provider has been around even longer, so may be even
> better. In any case, the OLE infrastructure prevents threading problems
> (the hard way, unfortunately), and PgOleDb uses libpq for actual
> database communication.
>
> > We are going to switch a different
> >database. To bad, as the database itself runs fast and stable.
> >
> >bye bye postgres !
> >
> >
> Sad to see you go.
>
>           Shachar
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