LO /  Firebird DB Integration

Michael Meeks michael.meeks at suse.com
Mon Jun 10 01:49:02 PDT 2013

On Sun, 2013-06-09 at 20:10 +0100, Andrzej J. R. Hunt wrote:
> Now :) (exams just finished).

	Nice - summer is almost beginning :-)

>  I'm working on getting the internal
> firebird working at the moment (see above) since at the moment that
> breaks my build (If I've understood correctly then at the moment this
> works only with an external firebird?). (I've managed to fix the build
> breaking when firebird is disabled so far, that's stuck in my git-stash
> for the moment though.) If no-one else is currently doing this I could
> concentrate on the building/integration of firebird within LO? (Once I
> have it working on Linux there'll probably be more fun to have with
> getting it to cooperate with Windows/Mac.)

	Sounds like a good plan to me; I don't believe Igalia are so interested
in that use-case (being focused on a linux/distro build scenario) :-)

> W.r.t. migration -- I assume that ultimately we'd want a C++ parser that
> can convert an HSQLDB database into any other database? (I've started
> some light digging through the HSQLDB code to see how it works / how to
> parse their file format.)

	I sent you some code ptrs from my own research in the past there in a
separate mail :-)

	Thanks Andrzej !


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