[SqueakDBX] Re: ODBC in Windows

Mariano Martinez Peck marianopeck at gmail.com
Sun Nov 22 20:11:31 UTC 2009

I forgot to say something. Suppose you have certain options that MUST be set
ALWAYS for a certain backend. For example, suppose that in this case you
need to set SQL_ASYNC_ENABLE_OF or whatever. What you can do, is subclass
DBXOdbcPlatform, something like DBXOdbcWindowsPlatform and override the
method setNecessarySpecialOptions:

As an example look DBXMySQL4Platform >> setNecessarySpecialOptions:



On Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 4:51 PM, Mariano Martinez Peck <
marianopeck at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Stefan Kapusniak!
> First of all thanks for all your test and analysis you have been doing
> related to
> http://bugs.linuxnetworks.de/index.php?do=details&id=24&area=comments#tabs
> It is much more than what I could do. Regarding your question of
> SQL_ASYNC_ENABLE_OF, yes, you are right, it means that the calls are going
> to block for the
> duration each query :(     However, this is exactly the same case with the
> native ODBC driver for Squeak, isn't it?
> Anyway, do you have a reason of using ODBC ? SqueakDBX and OpenDBX should
> be used with ODBC when you are using an unsupported database, but squeakdbx
> and opendbx do support mssql. So, why don't you use that instead of ODBC? It
> would be MUCH better. Sorry, I really don't like ODBC at all hahaha
> Cheers,
> Mariano
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