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Some customers are constrained and need to continue to use Informix 32-bit CSDK drivers. Their applications currently use the Informix 32-bit libraries & there are often build constraints to moving to a 64-bit CSDK.
Certification of Informix ESQL/Cobol on RedHat Linux 7.2
ESQL/COBOL has not been updated for many years now, but the OS is getting updates regularly. Need ESQL/COBOL to be certified on RedHat Linux as our applications are migrating to this version on Linux soon. Appreciate if you can expedite the certif...
Request for an Informix CSDK port for MAC OS M1 processor
Is Informix CSDK 4.1x or 4.5x ported for MAC OS M1 processor? Seems like the last one available is x86_64 4.10 and I saw someone asking for a port in Dec 2021 with no response. Maybe there are some specific steps to run as a workaround using the e...
extended ESQL/C login structure for solving password length problem
Status: In an application using ESQL/C authentication with instance users, a user can change his password by using sql with a passwort length greater than the 18 character limit imposed by the struct InetLogin (see case TS003855467). After the cha...
CSDK support for static links under the latest GCC releases
Currently the only way to produce a statically linked utility using ESQL/C is to compile and link with a GCC release earlier than 5.5. The latest is v10. Messages look like this: art@Elbereth : ~/GoogleDrive/Latest $ esql -static -o dbstruct dbstr...
Support IDataReader::GetBytes / IfxDataReader::GetBytes for BSON fields
We're using the BSON capabilities of the Informix server in order to store data in a separate BSON colum - like additional information for the data row or optional fields that may vary from row to row (e.g. translations to different languages). Wi...
Certification of Informix Connection Manager with ESQL/COBOL
We are implementing Informix Connection manager with HDR as High Availability solution for our organization. During testing, we identified connection manager is not certified for ESQL/Cobol, our business-critical application is written in Cobol. i...
32-bit build of Informix Client SDK 4.50 for Linux
With the release of Informix Client SDK 4.50, the 32-bit build for Linux was dropped. We are still generating 32-bit binaries, ESQL/C, for use with Informix. We need a 32-bit build of Client SDK 4.50 for Linux.
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