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Re: jdbc

From: John DeSoi <desoi(at)icx(dot)net>
To: Wayne Davis <wfdavis(at)seas(dot)upenn(dot)edu>, pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: jdbc
Date: 2000-12-29 01:01:29
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At 10:01 PM -0500 12/27/00, Wayne Davis wrote:
>I'm having trouble getting the postgresql jdbc driver to work. 
>Here's my error:
>java.sql.SQLException: No suitable driver
>        at java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(, 
>Compiled Code)
>        at java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(, 
>Compiled Code)
>        at DBBean.<init>(, Compiled Code)
>        at DBBean.main(, Compiled Code)

Maybe you had the same naming issue I found (see below).

John DeSoi, Ph.D.

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Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2000 10:55:39 -0500
To: peter(at)retep(dot)org(dot)uk
From: John DeSoi <desoi(at)icx(dot)net>
Subject: JDBC documentation error

Hi Peter,

I'm just getting started with postgres and JDBC. I wanted to mention 
a documentation error that might cause considerable pain for other 
newbies like me :)

You have:

In the first method, your code implicitly loads the driver using the 
Class.forName() method. For Postgres, you would use:


In using this, my application kept crashing (of course it should have 
given me an error message, but for some reason it just crashed). I 
finally got things working by changing it to


Thanks for all your work,

John DeSoi, Ph.D.

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