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Re: JAVA Support

From: Kris Jurka <books(at)ejurka(dot)com>
To: "Henry B(dot) Hotz" <hotz(at)jpl(dot)nasa(dot)gov>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: JAVA Support
Date: 2006-09-28 17:52:20
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On Thu, 28 Sep 2006, Henry B. Hotz wrote:

> It appears that the JDBC client doesn't include the Kerberos support 
> that the C clients do.

Java doesn't have accessible Kerberos support.  It wraps Kerberos in 
GSSAPI which requires the server to support GSSAPI instead of plain 

> So, two questions:
> 1) Is there an alternative JDBC client that's just a glue layer instead of a 
> complete re-implementation?

No, there aren't any Type 2 drivers around.  Requiring native code is a 
giant pain.

Kris Jurka

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