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From Dave Fisher <>
Subject Re: [EXTENSIONS]Alternative for Report Builder?
Date Wed, 04 Apr 2012 16:52:44 GMT

On Apr 4, 2012, at 9:14 AM, Alexander Thurgood wrote:

> Le 03/04/12 22:00, Ariel Constenla-Haile a écrit :
> Hi All,
>> That is, someone has to build them (and maintain them) as external
>> projects.
> And that someone will find that, at least insofar as the MySQL connector
> extension is concerned, it will have to be built for each distrib and
> bit-type architecture, whereas Sun/Oracle managed to produce an almost
> "generic" extension on Linux that worked with most distribs. It also
> provided builds for Solaris, Mac and Windows. That was one hell of a lot
> of work...

In the discussion of CloudStack on general@i.a.o where there is significant GPL changes that
need to occur, the Apache APR was suggested as an alternative with a pointer to

     Multiple SQL DBD client interfaces
     Multiple flat-database DBM client interfaces

Perhaps this will help.


> Alex

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