Subject Re[2]: [Firebird-Java] JDK 1.1.8 compatible JDBC driver?
Author Nickolay Samofatov
Hello, John,

>>JDK 1.1.8 is more difficult. The main absent feature Jaybird depends
>>on is Java Collections Framework. It can be downloaded here:
>>But package names for classes are different so to make it build you'll
>>need to write a kind of SED script or program that will replace
>>package names with their 1.1 equivalents.

> This isn't too much of a problem. My IDE does global search and replaces.

This is not the best approach. It means you'll have your own private
version of the driver. Better approach is to create separate build
target for 1.1.8 driver and let it build from the same codebase, but
apply some transformations to java files before feeding them to the

>>I'd say to create clean port of Jaybird for Mac OS 9 is a matter of
>>a few days of work. So everything depends on your interest in it.
>>Are you ready to do this work yourself or pay someone to do it ?

> If the Interclient one is unworkable, I'll probably give this a go.

This is Type 3 driver and it works. If your requirements are modest it
will work for you.

> John

Nickolay Samofatov mailto:skidder@...