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ok
i wrote a program which connetcts to a database through odbc and thne basically displays the info on that small prgram and i can browse through it
now i wrote it on windows xp and i woulkd like to tatke it and put it on linux so it can run and still connect through odbc can anybody help me on how to take it there do i have to buy kilix and start writing it again ? ihope not
or is there a way
any thing will be appreciated
can anyboy help
thanks
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If you already have a Linux development platform/language, you could reqrite the XP-based program to act as, say, a SOAP web server and write a client on the Linux machine. Or you couldget down to a lower level and use TCP sockets to establish cooperating server/client connects. You might want to look at the Indy networking components.
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You will need to buy Kylix though.  You can't compile apps written in Delphi had have them run in Linux.
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Hi,

I always wonder why people keep using ODBC <g>.

Most Data Access Libraries for Delphi compile nicely under Linux, ZEOS f.e.

As has been said, you'll also need Kylix to compile under linux.

HTH,

Andrew
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ok but i am just asking if i can use exacly the same program written in delphi and compiled on wiondows could i use the same program and just compile it with kelix or do i have to
make changes
cannt i just complie it with delphi for linux
because there is like this kylix option in delphi
using delphi 7
ok but can i use ZEOS forboth linux and windows
thanks
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