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ECLI is an Eiffel wrapper around the X/Open ISO/CLI (Call Level Interface), which defines an API to RDBMS drivers and uses SQL92. ISO/CLI is also known as ODBC under MS Windows.

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Recent releases

  •  20 Apr 2006 12:50

    Release Notes: New features include blob/large data transfer, information on DBMS capabilities, session control and information, different login strategies, and information about installed ODBC drivers. The samples, documentation, tests, and class hierarchies were reworked. Various bugs were fixed.

    •  16 Sep 2003 22:23

      Release Notes: New Metadata classes. High-Performance through arrayed operations. Minor updates and corrections. Better support for stored procedures.

      •  17 Sep 2001 15:52

        Release Notes: A problem which blocked error messages when using SmallEiffel has been fixed. Memory leaks were stopped. The code was ported to Visual Eiffel 3.2 Linux. GOBO 2.0 and its time cluster (DT_DATE, DT_TIME, DT_DATE_TIME) are now used. An ISQL implementation of COMMIT, ROLLBACK, and BEGIN was created. A trace capability was added. This allows ISQL to read and execute output. This version was tested with PostgreSQL 7.1.3 and UnixODBC 2.0.9. An ISE5.0/Borland makefile for the C glue library was added. The tutorial was updated.

        •  05 Nov 2000 21:14

          Release Notes: Fixes for external memory management (segmentation violation error), and documentation updates.

          •  16 Oct 2000 08:21

            Release Notes: This release includes build procedures for SmallEiffel, various example updates, a tutorial, and improved documentation.

            Recent comments

            16 Oct 2000 03:55 pgcrism

            Unix integration is OK
            Runs on Linux/Unix, using UnixODBC (
            Has been tested with PostgreSQL 7.0.2.

            13 Jun 2000 01:56 elj

            ODBC on Unix
            Plans to integerate with ODBC on Unix:


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