ANNOUNCE: postgres backend beta

David Merrill
Wed, 7 Feb 2001 14:24:23 -0500

On Wed, Feb 07, 2001 at 12:30:31AM -0600, Linas Vepstas wrote:
> Hi,
> I beleive that the postgres backend for sql is now officially 'beta'.
> It seems to mostly work for most things, but hasn't been heavily tested.
> Instructions for how to build it, and how to use it are in the
> src/engine/sql/README file in cvs.
> Compile it. Wack on it. Send patches.  I'm not sure I want to hear bug
> reports, though ... its late & i'm tired ...
> Note also: what's really in beta is just the 'single-user' mode of
> operation.  There's a variety of prototype code for multi-user modes,
> and it sort-of works, but there are still large areas of missing
> function.  (There is a safety lockout mechanism in place, so that
> single-user-mode users can't access multi-user-mode databases, & vv.
> the default access mode is 'single-user' right now.).

Cool. I will take a look at the code.

I have temporarily given up on compiling gnucash from cvs. I kept
running into problem after problem. I will try it again in a few days
and then hopefully I can be of some help.

Dr. David C. Merrill           
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