On Thursday 02 August 2007 08:57, Andrei Kovalevski wrote:
> Merlin Moncure wrote:
> > On 8/2/07, Hannu Krosing <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >> Ühel kenal päeval, N, 2007-08-02 kell 11:24, kirjutas Rohit Khare:
> >>> I used NPGSQL .NET driver to connect PGSQL 8.2.4 database to VB.NET.
> >>> As stated on NPGSQL page, it doesn't seem to provide seamless
> >>> integration and performance with .NET. Instead when I used ODBC, the
> >>> performance was comparatively better. What's the reason? When can we
> >>> expect .NET driver that provides seamless integration.
> >>
> >> What kind of "seamless integration" are you looking for ?
> >
> > The .net data provider is not as good when working with typed datasets
> > in terms of support from the ide.  Normally for other providers the
> > IDE does everything for you, writing update statements and  such in a
> > ORM fashion.   This is kind of a pain for some of the report designers
> > and other things that want to work with a typed set.  It's possible to
> > work around this, it's just a pain, and changes with each release of
> > visual studio.  Also, the connection pooling portions are buggy
> > (google LOG: incomplete startup packet).
> >
> > The ODBC driver works pretty good actually.  I can't speak about the
> > performance though.
> >
> > merlin
>     I have an experience with writing ODBC driver for PostgreSQL
> (https://projects.commandprompt.com/public/odbcng/). I would be happy to
> help community to improve .NET data provider.

That would be nice. Of course none of this seems relevant to hackers, so I'd 
ask those interested to check out the .net project page at 

Robert Treat
Build A Brighter LAMP :: Linux Apache {middleware} PostgreSQL

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