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Re: Latest ODBC Driver "unstable"

From: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "Gary Doades" <gpd(at)gpdnet(dot)co(dot)uk>, <pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Latest ODBC Driver "unstable"
Date: 2004-09-15 20:41:28
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: pgsql-odbc-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org 
> [mailto:pgsql-odbc-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf Of Gary Doades
> Sent: 15 September 2004 21:18
> To: pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [ODBC] Latest ODBC Driver "unstable"
> On 15 Sep 2004 at 21:00, Dave Page wrote:
> > 
> > 07.03.0200 is the current stable version. Anything newer is a 
> > development snapshot and has never been advertised as anything else.
> > 
> > Regards, Dave.
> > 
> That's fine, I understand that. It's just that 7.5.02 is 
> being installed with the Windows binary installer along with 
> 8.0 beta. If someone were available to process the problems 
> then I would say let it be fixed along with the main beta 
> cycle, but given your recent comments is that going to happen?

It's unlikely. On the plus side though, one of the reasons I'm busy is
that it's me that's building the win32 installer atm. I'm currently
shipping the version of the driver that happens to be on my machine,
however it will be released with stable versions of *all* code when we
go gold.

> All I was trying to say is that if no-one is currently 
> available to fix the
> 7.5.02 problems then it may be better to just distribute the 
> 7.3.2 build along with the Windows beta. At least folks new 
> to PostgreSQL will only have to deal with one potential set 
> of problems in the short term. There appears to be enough 
> people to fix the backend/psql/pgadmin problems promptly

Yeah, well pgadmin is my project as well :-) In fact it's the reason why
I originally got involved in the ODBC driver, and now have far less
interest as we use libpq nowadays. I should stress though, that my
involvement with psqlODBC has always been more on the management of
releases and Gborg than the coding, so even if I did have more time, I
wouldn't necessarily be much more help.

Regards, Dave.


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