[fpc-pascal]dbExpress with fpc

vkrish at vkrish.cjb.net vkrish at vkrish.cjb.net
Fri Feb 13 16:50:52 CET 2004

> > > No. That is, FPC has no dbExpress components.
> > Looks like dbExpress is written in C/C++ .
> IIRC dbExpress is sort of based on Midas. I doubt that dbExpress is legally
> available for free use. I think you at least need a license for a Pro+
> version of Delphi and thet covers you for deployment. None of the TDataSet
> stuff was included in the Personal version last time I looked. Infact D7
> Personal IDE will not let you load the Pro+ dataset packages. I know, I
> looked into that as a matter of personal discovery ;-)
hmm. I see dbExpress as a set of interfaces - thats it. I think you are free to implement them. btw, TDataSet is not part of dbExpress.

I also looked at Qt's database classes and I see a strong resemblance to dbExpress's (including class and method names !)

> > FPC supports both COM and CORBA interfaces - right ?
> I wouldn't have thought so. Delphi does it via compiler magic.
I think fpk told me so on #fpc .


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