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Getting DBD::Informix to work on Mac OS X

Courtesy of Clive Eisen at Hildebrand:

#First download perl source - I used 5.10.0#untar or unzip as required#cd into the perlsourcedir/hints andrm -f darwin.sh#thenrsync rsync://ftp.linux.activestate.com/perl-current/hints/darwin.sh .#This gets the bleeding edge darwin hints file that finally supports a 64 bit build on OSXcd .../Configure -Dcc='cc -m64' -Duse64bitall -desmake && make test && make install

#Now you have a 64bit perl in /usr/local/bin that you can link with the 64bit SDK

#Only other thing to note is that on O





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Getting DBD::Informix to work on Mac OS X

Courtesy of Clive Eisen at Hildebrand:

#First download perl source - I used 5.10.0
#untar or unzip as required
#cd into the perlsourcedir/hints and
rm -f darwin.sh
#then
rsync rsync://ftp.linux.activestate.com/perl-current/hints/darwin.sh .
#This gets the bleeding edge darwin hints file that finally supports a
64 bit build on OSX
cd ..
./Configure -Dcc='cc -m64' -Duse64bitall -des
make && make test && make install

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An even better way of setting up the Connection Manager

Eric Herber says the documented approach is sub-optimal and suggests a better way of setting things up.

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IOD report #3

Another day at IOD.

I did not mention Jerry Keesee's roadmap presentation from yesterday. Praising his presentation seems too self serving :-)

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Encryption: All your (data) base are NOT belong to us!

If you were growing up during the personal computer boom you may notice that the title of this post is a joke with another joke. For details on that check the Wikipedia or the flash animation.

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IOD report #2

Another day at IOD. A lot is happening

Fro one thing, the energy level from the Informix IBM people, customers and partners is palpable! Everybody is excited about the product and how it is doing.

As far as sessions, I had a problem: I could not attend two sessions at once. Here's a quick summary of one I attended:

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Another great photo from IOD 2008!

(And Christy already had her shoes off! :-)

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IDS Install issues on Mac

I've uploaded Carlton Doe's document on how to work around the issues installing IDS on Mac OS X. It can be found here.

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IDS on Mac Install Issues

I've uploaded Carlton Doe's document on how to work around the issues installing IDS on Mac OS X. It can be found here.

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Too many subjects...

Yes... Fortunately it's true: I can't keep up with everything that's been hapening....
In this post I'll mix a lot of topics. They've been covered elsewhere, but for the record, a few comments: