[Mono-list] ODBC & Mono 2.0? Mine broke.

Veerapuram Varadhan vvaradhan at novell.com
Tue Nov 4 12:44:33 EST 2008

On Mon, 2008-11-03 at 15:50 -0500, Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
> > I then installed a clean mono 2.0, and just replaced the System.Data.dll in
> > the gac with the System.Data.dll from 1.9.1.
> > This resolved most issues, only my original problem with Progress "number of
> > open cursors exceeding limit" still remained. I am wondering if that is
> > connected to some changes in Garbage collection in mono 2.0.
> I tried the same, and at least initially, it looks like this fixes the
> issue.
> I copied the System.Data.dll from an openSUSE 11 box with mono 1.9.1-6.3
> to my openSUSE 11 box with mono 2.0.1-18.
> > We have now decided to stay with Mono 1.9.1 for the moment, 
> Ditto.
> > and we are
> > working to get away from the Progress database anyways to a standard
> > PostgreSQL, and this should happen in the next months. So therefore we will
> > not try to make Mono 2.0 work with Progress over ODBC.
> I'm stuck using Mono with Informix, which means the lousy ODBC support
> is my only option. :(
Can you try https://bugzilla.novell.com/attachment.cgi?id=249626

If we have more "bug" contributors along with willingness to try our
patches and reply back, would help us improve support for other
databases as well.  We have limited DB setup that normally works for
whatever fixes that we do.  As Gert said, we test using MySQL and MS Sql
server for our fixes.

V. Varadhan

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