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Re: ODBC include files

From: Hiroshi Inoue <Inoue(at)tpf(dot)co(dot)jp>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: ODBC include files
Date: 2001-08-23 08:34:56
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Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Can someone explain the status of the include files that we currently
> install with the ODBC driver:  iodbc.h, isql.h, isqlext.h?  Currently,
> these clash with the include files that the actual iodbc package installs.
> Their isql.h also contains the note
> /*
>  *  This file is deprecated in favor of sql.h and will be removed
>  *  sometime in the future. Please recode your applications to use
>  *  the standard names sql.h, sqlext.h and sqltypes.h.
>  */

I've also noticed it. Probably we had better use sql.h and
sqlext.h but I'm suspicious if it's worth maintaining.

> I also see that our isqlext.h includes isql.h without an iodbc/ path
> prefix, which seems incorrect.

Sorry where's iodbc/ ?

> Is there something that might need updating here?  If I were to write an
> ODBC application, which package's files should I include?

IMHO you should include iodbc package's files.

Hiroshi Inoue

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