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Re: platform independent set-up

From: "D(dot) Duccini" <duccini(at)backpack(dot)com>
To: jeroen(dot)van(dot)rest(at)philips(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: platform independent set-up
Date: 2001-09-15 00:12:17
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if you want the fastest and easiest ZERO recompile architecture, consider
using PERL instead of C++

On Thu, 13 Sep 2001 jeroen(dot)van(dot)rest(at)philips(dot)com wrote:

> Hi,
> We are working on a project that requires a platform-independent collection of modules. For example, we currently have a prototype version of a front-end running, developed with QT. I've also got postgreSQL running using CygWin. There is no need for
> network-functionality, everything should run on one machine, but we want to be able to transfer it completely (including database) from WinNT to Linux and back.
> We also need speed in this application. That's why we prefer to code in C(++).
> The question now is how to communicate from my front-end to the database and back? I don't know much about this part of systems, but I guess that ODBC and JDBC are the kind of stuff I need. But I am not sure if they have what I need. I don't think ODBC
> can run on Linux, or that there is a JDBC driver for (postgres on CygWin).
> Could anyone assist me here?
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