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Re: Re: new maintainer for the ODBC driver?

From: "Adam Lang" <aalang(at)rutgersinsurance(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org>, "Jamie Walker" <jamie(at)sagaxis(dot)co(dot)uk>
Subject: Re: Re: new maintainer for the ODBC driver?
Date: 2000-10-27 13:01:24
Message-ID: 008c01c04016$02d5d440$330a0a0a@6014cwpza006 (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
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Oh geez! I'm almost forgot, I do have a copy of Turbo C++ 4.5 (I think).
Wow... That C class I took really must have fallen into the back of my mind.
Again,  I have no clue if they are appropriate for compiling the ODBC

Adam Lang
Systems Engineer
Rutgers Casualty Insurance Company
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From: "Jamie Walker" <jamie(at)sagaxis(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Sent: Thursday, October 26, 2000 8:26 PM
Subject: Re: [INTERFACES] Re: new maintainer for the ODBC driver?

> In article <Pine(dot)LNX(dot)4(dot)10(dot)10010261603500(dot)3001-100000(at)tir>, kovacsz
> <zoli(at)pc10(dot)radnoti-szeged(dot)sulinet(dot)hu> writes
> >There must be (at least---and in my opinion at most) one man ("the
> >patcher") who is responsible for patching the source with the new codes.
> >As Byron wrote, each change should be tested by at least 4 people. So I
> >don't think it would be useful to change the CVS immediately, only after
> >every tester reported that the new version works well.
> I thought the whole point of a CVS tree was that it was current i.e. not
> guaranteed to be bug free. The sources can be marked with release tags
> when they are considered stable. This would mean that you can have a
> virtually unlimited number of people testing the code.
> >
> >Respecting to Cedar's opinion about the free C compilers, I know that the
> >Borland C++ 5.5 command-line compiler is free, but I never used it. Other
> >possibilites are DJGPP which perhaps could create DLLs (but I also never
> >used it for making any code for Windows). CygWin can be also a solution.
> >This week I would like to try all these (th/f)ree compilers with the ODBC
> >source.
> There is another compiler called 'mingw32', which is a native GCC
> distribution for Windows - I don't know if it is properly maintained.
> The other option would be to use a cross compiler.
> >IMHO, the ODBC driver at the current state is a great one, so it's worth
> >to continue the work on it. Have you got any statistics about the number
> >of people using the driver at the moment?
> Me me me! I use it for a hospital database system. And it works very
> well!
> --
> Jamie Walker              "While there are no known bugs in it, it might
> jamie(at)sagaxis(dot)co(dot)uk        destroy your filesystems, eat your data and
>  start World War III. You have been warned."
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