[Mono-list] Which postgres client library?

yoros@wanadoo.es yoros@wanadoo.es
Wed, 7 May 2003 22:06:51 +0200

On Wed, May 07, 2003 at 12:48:06PM -0400, Stuart Ballard wrote:
> http://www.go-mono.com/postgresql.html says that 
> Mono.Data.PostgreSqlClient is "Deprecated in favor of Npgsql" but also 
> says that "You can use Npgsql with Mono (Thanks Kristis Makris). It is 
> not working perfectly."
> Which of the two libraries is better for working with Postgres *today*?
> Also, are there HTML-format API docs for either of them (or for Mono as 
> a whole) online anywhere? Any documentation on what exactly is "not 
> working perfectly" with Npgsql on Mono?

I've been using Npgsql and it is working pretty good. With that words he
means that it is not full-implemented and it is not tested to work in
all ways. I have a few table access (select, insert, update) and it
works right for me.



Pedro Martínez Juliá
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