[Mono-list] Sybase and Microsoft SQL Server database support in
16 Oct 2002 17:36:10 +0200
On Wed, 2002-10-16 at 16:58, Rodrigo Moya wrote:
> On Wed, 2002-10-16 at 16:34, Richard Torkar wrote:
> > On Wed, 2002-10-16 at 15:59, Daniel Morgan wrote:
> > > Hey,
> > >=20
> > > Currently, ADO.NET in Mono does not support Sybase nor Microsoft SQL =
> > > Unless, you want to use System.Data.Odbc with unixODBC with FreeTDS o=
> > > Linux, System.Data.OleDb with libgda with FreeTDS on Linux, or with t=
> > > native ODBC support and MDAC on Windows. However, this adds a lot of
> > > dependencies, configurations, and another layer for data to have to t=
> > > degrading performance.
> > >=20
> > > I would like to create a provider for Microsoft SQL Server in
> > > System.Data.SqlClient and for Sybase in Mono.Data.SybaseClient. It w=
> > > the native FreeTDS libraries to provide this capability. In order to=
> > > 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.
> yes, we talked yesterday. The only thing that worries me is that if
> somebody does the TDS provider, we won't have a job for your students
> :-) Maybe we should be looking for something else for them?
That's fine with me.
The university I'm at would like to help in the project.
If you can give certain projects that are interesting then I will show
them to the students and (force) trick them into taking such a project
as a thesis ;)
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