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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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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...
9 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

4.50 macOS Client Drivers

Targeting Developer, students, and consultants creating apps on macOS
about 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Future consideration

Informix Enterprise Gateway - add support for Oracle NVARCHAR2 datatype

Need to access a table in Oracle 11g with datatype NVARCHAR2 , but always fail with error : 29050: Error accessing schema information (field number 4 SQL type not recognized.{Sub=0x0430,Ifx=-29044,Obj=TARGE).
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Future consideration

Connection Manager Support for all Possible connection types (DRDA/SQLI/Mongo API/REST)

Connection manager needs to connect and function with all of the informix data not just the DRDA and SQL data portions.
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

informix 4gl needs support for boolean

Informix 4gl should support the conversion of the booleandatatype into something rational. Currently it cannot select it correctly. It can however set it correctly.
over 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

ACCESSING A REMOTE TABLE REFERENCED BY A SYNONYM GIVES ERROR 926 WITHIN XA ENVIRONMENT

When we are in an XA environment, and we execute a query against a synonym for a remote server, we get an error -926. This error does not occur when using local tables. The error also does not occur if using a non-XA connection against the synonym...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

Connection pooling should not lock databases if all connections are closed

In case connection pooling is enabled in the driver (no matter if using ODBC, .NET Provider or the .NET Core provider), the driver keeps connections from the pool open to the database server in order for a faster reconnect in the applications. Any...
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Future consideration

Informix native driver for Go programming language

We need an Informix native driver for the Go programming language.
almost 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

Remove CHAR Space Padding In ODBC Driver 4.10

Other drivers (Informix JDBC / Open Link etc) have the ability to automatically TRIM trailing spaces from character fields - we badly need the same feature applied to ODBC. We note that the VARCHAR / NVARCHAR equivalent has just been added to ODBC...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

Informix ESQL/C ifx_var_getdata() should do charset conversion when binding with CLVCHARPTRTYPE

Environment: Linux Debian 10.7 or Windows 10 Informix server: IDS-14.10.FC5 Informix client: CSDK 4.50.FC5 With the DB in UTF-8 (DB_LOCALE = en_us.utf8) and client app in another character encoding (CLIENT_LOCALE=en_us.8859-15): When fetching an L...
almost 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Future consideration