[Mono-list] Sybase and Microsoft SQL Server database support inMono ADO.NET

Daniel Morgan danmorg@sc.rr.com
Wed, 16 Oct 2002 10:49:21 -0400


Can these students contribute their work to Mono under a X11/MIT license?  I
would be more than happy to use a port of jTDS to C# in Mono
System.Data.SqlClient instead of FreeTDS.


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Sent: Wednesday, October 16, 2002 10:34 AM
To: Daniel Morgan
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Subject: Re: [Mono-list] Sybase and Microsoft SQL Server database
support inMono ADO.NET

On Wed, 2002-10-16 at 15:59, Daniel Morgan wrote:
> Hey,
> Currently, ADO.NET in Mono does not support Sybase nor Microsoft SQL
> Unless, you want to use System.Data.Odbc with unixODBC with FreeTDS on
> Linux, System.Data.OleDb with libgda with FreeTDS on Linux, or with the
> native ODBC support and MDAC on Windows.  However, this adds a lot of
> dependencies, configurations, and another layer for data to have to travel
> degrading performance.
> I would like to create a provider for Microsoft SQL Server in
> System.Data.SqlClient and for Sybase in Mono.Data.SybaseClient.  It will
> the native FreeTDS libraries to provide this capability.  In order to use
> FreeTDS, we will need to create C# bindings to FreeTDS.

I have two students planning to port jTDS to C#.
Why don't you take that approach instead?

I talked with Rodrigo about this yesterday.