[Lazarus] Missing some database components

William Oliveira Ferreira bdexterholland at gmail.com
Mon May 21 15:34:53 CEST 2012

2012/5/21 Reinier Olislagers <reinierolislagers at gmail.com>

> You haven't mentioned Lazarus+FPC version+platform, which would surely
> have been helpful...

Both Linux and Windows, trunk from last saturday morning. FPC 2.6.0 on
Windows and Linux.

> The secret is indeed in the flags... They are meant to make sure that
> people seeing the components on the palette actually can use them as well.

> The flags are defined earlier based on FPC version and platform,
> depending on which FPC version supports the underlying components.
> E.g. FBAdmin depends on the FPC TFBAdmin component, which is only
> available on FPC trunk.

So, i must use fpc 2.7.1 to enable it, ok?

> IIRC, MSSQLConnection depends on FPC fixes 2.6 (=2.6.1) or higher, and
> will run on all major platforms except OSX.
> Same for Sybase.
> (Note: you'll also need the FreeTDS library installed to connect to a
> database, similar to how you would install a PostgreSQL or Firebird
> driver).
> You might want to upgrade to a newer snapshot/version of FPC+Lazarus
> that uses FPC 2.6.1.
> Either that, or compile the relevant db units yourself in an earlier FPC
> version.
> I don't think FBAdmin will have big problems (but don't know the code
> too well). Sybase/MSSQLConnection will work on FPC 2.6.0, but you'll
> need to adapt it a bit on 2.4.x

Thanks, i'll try it.

William de Oliveira Ferreira
Bacharel em Sistemas de Informação
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