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From Damjan Jovanovic <dam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Committed: new database driver for PostgreSQL, SDBCX API for Java
Date Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:14:18 GMT
Yes. Well done on finding it. You can make the dependency unconditional,
just like I've done with sdbc_postgres itself.

On Monday, August 21, 2017, Matthias Seidel <matthias.seidel@hamburg.de>
wrote:

> Hi Damjan,
>
> I think the "problem" is in "external_deps.lst":
>
> ---
> if (SOLAR_JAVA==TRUE && ENABLE_MEDIAWIKI==YES)
>     MD5 = 4c8c505cc3cba4c467c479e3e0f09ba4
>     name = commons-lang3-3.3-src.tar.gz
>     URL1 = http://archive.apache.org/dist/commons/lang/source/$(name)
>     URL2 = $(OOO_EXTRAS)$(MD5)-$(name)
> ---
>
> The Windows build is running at the moment. Looks good so far!
>
> If it is successful Rev. 1805579 can be found here:
> https://www.openoffice.org/download/devbuilds.html
>
> Matthias
>
>
> Am 21.08.2017 um 17:09 schrieb Damjan Jovanovic:
> > My module uses Apache Commons Lang. Maybe I didn't patch configure.ac
> > properly, or maybe you have to run autoconf on that buildbot before
> > ./configure? I can't check for the next few days.
> >
> > On Monday, August 21, 2017, Matthias Seidel <matthias.seidel@hamburg.de
> <javascript:;>>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Damian,
> >>
> >> Maybe it is because we build without Wiki publisher. (What is it good
> for?
> >> I have never seen a working Wiki publisher in the past years...)
> >>
> >> I have now enabled it (--enable-wiki-publisher), let us wait for a new
> >> build...
> >>
> >> Regards, Matthias
> >>
> >> Am 21.08.2017 um 14:36 schrieb Matthias Seidel:
> >>
> >> Hi Damian,
> >>
> >> That sounds good!
> >>
> >> Unfortunately your commit seems to break the build on our buildbot(Win10
> >> 64bit/Java 8):
> >> https://ci.apache.org/projects/openoffice/buildlogs/
> >> win/log/wntmsci12.pro.build.html
> >>
> >> ---1 module(s):
> >>      apache-commons
> >> need(s) to be rebuilt
> >>
> >> Reason(s):
> >>
> >> ERROR: error 65280 occurred while making /cygdrive/e/slave14/aoo-win7/
> build/main/apache-commons/java/lang
> >>
> >> When you have fixed the errors in that module you can resume the build
> by running:
> >>
> >>      build --from apache-commons
> >>
> >> ---
> >> dmake:  Error: -- `../../wntmsci12.pro/misc/
> 4c8c505cc3cba4c467c479e3e0f09ba4-commons-lang3-3.3-src.unpack' not found,
> and can't be made
> >> ---
> >>
> >> Regards, Matthias
> >>
> >>
> >> Am 20.08.2017 um 21:34 schrieb Damjan Jovanovic:
> >>
> >> Hi
> >>
> >> In revision 1805579 I committed a large patch to AOO, that implements a
> >> whole new database connector, for the PostgreSQL database.
> >>
> >> It's the real deal, a new UNO component, 57 files, 9607 lines of code,
> >> about 4 months in the pipeline. It's 100% in Java, and while developing
> it
> >> I've also written a lot of SDBCX helper classes, loosely based on the
> C++
> >> ones we already have, which will make writing future Java-based database
> >> drivers much easier :).
> >>
> >> Ok so it's still in its early alpha stages, maybe 50% finished, and will
> >> need considerable further development, so definitely not recommended for
> >> production use yet, but it already supports some things that are broken
> in
> >> LibreOffice's PostgreSQL driver ;).
> >>
> >> I would have preferred to wait until it was more complete before
> >> committing, but I thought now is a good time, as there is talk of
> project
> >> inactivity, help from others would be welcome, and "release early,
> release
> >> often" is the open-source way.
> >>
> >> It's already integrated into the build, but if you want to contribute to
> >> development, it could not be easier: the Ant project opens in Eclipse
> (open
> >> main/connectivity/java/sdbc_postgresql/build.xml using "Java Project
> from
> >> Existing Ant Buildfile"), it builds in 2 seconds, and can be easily
> >> debugged (in AOO, Tools -> Options, Java, Parameters, add:
> >> "-agentlib:jdwp=transport=dt_socket,server=y,suspend=n,address=8000"
> >> and attach the remote debugger from Eclipse).
> >>
> >> To use it, you need the PostgreSQL JDBC JAR file in your classpath (we
> >> should probably ship it to users instead of requiring them to download
> and
> >> configure it in their AOO Tools -> Options, Java, Class Path). In the
> >> database wizard, choose "Connect to an existing database" and select
> >> "PostgreSQL". At present you have to enter database URLs in the broken
> form
> >> of "://127.0.0.1/catalog". Database queries work well with a variety of
> >> data types, but some DDL features are missing/broken, eg. you can't
> rename
> >> tables, indexes can't be deleted, views/users/groups need implementing,
> >> "Refresh tables" gives you a blank screen. The code also needs to be
> >> audited and cleaned up a lot (locking, UNO lifecycle, null strings
> (which
> >> are banned in UNO)), and the relevant GUI dialogs and wizards need
> adding
> >> (under main/dbaccess).
> >>
> >> Note that you need Java >= 7.
> >>
> >> Anyway, development continues. We have a few more database drivers that
> >> need to be developed, such as the Thunderbird address book driver and
> the
> >> LDAP driver which we lost when Mozilla was removed from the build.
> >>
> >> Regards
> >> Damjan
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
>
>
>

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