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Re: Connect without queries?

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Richard Wesley <hawkfish(dot)tableau(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Connect without queries?
Date: 2007-02-02 18:56:06
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Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> Richard Wesley wrote:
>> Hi -
>> I am attempting to connect to a Postgres-like database with PGODBC.  The
>> driver seems to be able to communicate with the server, but it complains
>> that the pg_type table could not be found (hardly surprising - none of
>> the PG metadata tables are there).
>> Is there some way to just turn the driver into a data conduit?  Just
>> open a connection, make queries and get back data?
> Not likely, PGODBC requires libpq which is going to at some level try to
> communicate with the server beyond the protocol.

It doesn't require libpq, but it will still be looking for catalogues.

I'm interested to know what a 'postgres-like' database is though -
especially one that doesn't have any catalogues.


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