[Mono-list] Using a mysql Set column with sqlmetal

Mathias Tausig mathias.tausig at a-cert.at
Tue May 15 07:15:46 UTC 2012

Thank you all for your advices. I have heeded them and switched my
efforts to using NHibernate & FluentNHibernate, which appears to working

Maybe this criticism of DBLinq should be documented somewhere on the
mono homepage, to spare other hours of fruitless work.


On 05/14/2012 05:39 PM, Bojan Rajkovic wrote:
> NHibernate works exceedingly well on Mono—I've been using it for years,
> since before version 2.0 of NHibernate. I've currently got both 2.x and
> 3.x apps in production, and even Fluent NHibernate and LINQ to
> NHibernate work flawlessly.
> Hope that helps,
> Bojan
> -- 
> Bojan Rajkovic
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> On Monday, May 14, 2012 at 11:33 AM, Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
>> On Tue, 2012-05-08 at 14:05 -0400, Abe Gillespie wrote:
>>> All I can say is "GOOD LUCK!" DbLinq has long atrophied and after
>>> spending many many hours trying to wrangle it myself, I ended just
>>> buying Devart. Trust me, it pays for itself over the hours (and hours
>>> and hours) of frustration it'll save. I would recommend Devart or an
>>> alternative method for accessing your data and to steer far clear of
>>> DbLinq.
>> +1 on steering clear of DBLinq. DBLinq was the straw-on-the-camel that
>> finally pushed me to give up on C#/.NET for server-side [without a real
>> Open Source platform I don't want to build stuff on it].
>> Really sad, because without a really good way to interface with
>> databases...
>> But nHibernate might be an option worth looking at. Someone told me
>> that they work on Mono these days [unverified].
>>> Don't get me wrong, though. It was a very ambitious project and the
>>> code is quite beautiful. But there are way too many edge cases that
>>> aren't covered and you'll undoubtedly eventually run into one or more
>>> of those issues.
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