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Re: odbc on unix

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Carl Shelbourne" <Carl(dot)Shelbourne(at)marconi(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: odbc on unix
Date: 2002-02-19 15:01:57
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"Carl Shelbourne" <Carl(dot)Shelbourne(at)marconi(dot)com> writes:
> I'm a little concerned about the indifference towards *nix ODBC. People are
> using it. We particularly use the unixODBC version.

> It seems to me that the ODBC interface is beginning to splinter, with *nix
> looking very much like a third class citizen. Of carse its easy for me to
> complain, from my point of very little understanding, but from Hiroshi
> Inoue  post on  18 Feb:

> The recent changes were made by me mostly and I  have no ODBC environment on *nix. So the changes are mainly for Windows.
> Is there no way that commited changes can be checked for impact on both communities, ok its good to see development continuing on the driver, but do
> the changes have to be platform specific?

Somebody needs to take responsibility for checking the Unix version.
Are you volunteering?

(Hiroshi does quite enough work around here already; if he doesn't want
to run portability checks on the ODBC code, I can hardly blame him.)

			regards, tom lane

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