AirDBC ships with support for two RDBMS backends, PostgreSQL (http://www.postgresql.org) 8 via libpq and Oracle (http://www.oracle.com) 9i via the Oracle Call Interface. Applications may provide their own external drivers and register them at runtime, as well.
The client API is documented in airdbc.h, while the driver API is documented in airdbc_drv.h.
Download AirDBC 0.2.0 from sourceforge.net
./configure && make && make install) should work in most environments.
AirDBC is linked against its built-in backend drivers at compile time. By default, no backend drivers are built. This is almost definitely not what you want, so you'll have to enable these using configure options. The following options are supported:
--with-postgresql[=prefix]builds the PostgreSQL driver
--with-ocibuilds the OCI driver (uses
Like many other NetSA products, AirDBC's configure script also supports the
--with-glib-static option, which allows the use of a static libglib. This is useful in environments using ancient versions of glib (2.4 is common; AirDBC requires glib-2.6.4 or later) where a glib upgrade is not feasible. To use this, install glib-2.6.4 or later to a private prefix, then supply that prefix to
AirDBC was developed at the CERT Network Situational Awareness Group by Brian Trammell <firstname.lastname@example.org> for use in the NAF tools.