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From Thomas Dudziak <tom...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Supporting a new db type
Date Wed, 25 Jan 2006 09:57:51 GMT
On 1/25/06, Tim Dudgeon <tdudgeon@informaticsmatters.com> wrote:

> I've been invetigating DDLUtils, and it looks promising for what I need.
> But I'm going to need to support additional databases, notably MS Access.
> Are there any plans to support this (are there any issues with using an
> ODBC/JDBC bridge?).
> If not, then what is needed to support an additional datbase type.
> Presumably there is more to it that just creating the 2 classes:
> org.apache.ddlutils.platform.mynewdb.MynewdbPlatform.java
> org.apache.ddlutils.platform.mynewdb.MynewdbBuilder.java

No, that's nearly it (you would also have to define a model reader,
but I don't think that is going to work with the ODBC/JDBC bridge).
The only other thing is to register the platform in the platform
factory.
And of course you'll have to get the tests to work for your platform :-)

Tom

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