Re: [gnome-db] Starting GnomeDB on FreeBSD to administer PostGreSQL...

On Wed, 2002-02-06 at 20:24, Dennis B. wrote:
> Hello Again;
> Wrote about this a while back and received some helpful responses, but
> nevertheless decided to wait for some further releases before just
> intuitively trying it again...  And I'm still having problems just
> apparently even starting GnomeDB-0.2.90_3 on FreeBSD version 4.4 to
> administer PostGreSQL-7.1.3!!!
> Not sure if it's a matter of starting GnomeDB a certain way as opposed to
> just double-clicking the various binaries, such as gnomedb-fe without any
> arguments,  and/or if it's even a matter of being logged in to FreeBSD a
> certain way and/or if it's just a matter of starting PostGreSQL a certain
> way, but wondering at this point if there's any further documentation about
> this to which you can maybe point me, beyond what I currently find on the
> GnomeDB website and/or in the PostGreSQL
> Developer's Handbook...  Found the following documentation once too, but if
> it's really that complicated, then it's probably just beyond the scope of
> what I can currently really even do!!!
no, it's not that complicated. It should work out of the box with any
postgres setup. I don't know much about FreeBSD, but I don't think there
is a difference with linux.

If you describe a bit better what the problems are (error messages,
backtraces, etc), it will be easier to try to find the problem.

> Thank you again and have a great day,
> This next listing shows you how to connect to PostgreSQL using GNOME-DB.
> Notice that you have to take a brief drink from the CORBA well to create a
> connection. This is because GNOME uses a high-performance CORBA
> implementation called ORBit (GNOME also provides the OAF Library to make it
> easy to deal with CORBA).
> GdaConnection* cnc;
> gchar *pg_provider = "OAFIID:GNOME_GDA_Provider_Postgres_ConnectionFactory";
this should be "OAFIID:GNOME_GDA_Provider_Postgres_Connection"

Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org> - <rodrigo ximian com> -

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