[Mono-list] SQL2K named instance support in
31 Jan 2003 18:18:16 +0100
On Fri, 2003-01-31 at 15:36, Jerkins, Phillip wrote:
> I am new to the mailing list concept, and to contributing to
> open-source software. However, I have a great interest (personal and
> professional) in mono. I was wondering if anyone has begun support
> for named instances of SQL2K in the
> System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection object. If not, I would like to
> contribute. I have looked at the code for SqlConnection, and
> understand it well enough to add this support. I have also researched
> named instance browsing, and I have prototype code in C# that works.
> If no one else is working on this, I will begin integrating.
AFAIK, no one is working on this, so it would be great to have it added.
> 1) Is anyone already working on this?
not that I know
> 2) Which version of the code should I start with? The latest
> CVS, or 0.19?
you should be using, if possible, CVS for developement. If not possible,
0.19 is the last one
> 3) Is it preferable to develop in WinXP w/ Cygwin, or under
> RedHat 8.0? (I intend to test under both).
it's better to do it on free software, whatever that is (linux, bsd,
> 4) In what format, and where or to whom should I submit my
> changes? Entire replacement files? DIFFs with the originals? I may
> have firewall issues with CVS – I definitely do at work, and I only
> have NetZero (free) Internet at home.
the best thing is to send us cvs diff (cvs diff -u). If you can't use
CVS, a diff against the latest release, or, even better, latest snapshot
might be enough.
Rodrigo Moya <firstname.lastname@example.org>