[CFH] databases/jasperserver: update to 4.0.0, help w/ pgsql

Jason Helfman jhelfman at e-e.com
Wed Feb 23 04:07:04 UTC 2011

On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 11:15:43AM -0800, Jason Helfman thus spake:
>Hello All,
>I am the maintainer of databases/jasperserver, and as of now it only
>supports mysql, as we are able to test this internally and actually certify
>it against mysql.
>All of this being said, I am able to successfully add postgreSQL support to
>this port on my development system (ie. desktop), however we are not using
>postgreSQL on the backend to actually run any reports to certify it. The
>vendor isn't as responsive as I would like to find out what the application
>supports, so I was hoping for some help on this matter.
>I was wondering if anyone is using jasperserver, in ports or not, against
>postgreSQL? If so, what version of the database are you using, and what
>version of jasperserver are you using?
>I am interested in this because I am able to update the jdbc connector for
>pgsql, and tie it into the application to test a connection against the
>latest pgsql db. I am also able to do this successfully with the distributed
>jdbc connector from JasperSoft, and respective version of pgsql db (8.1).
>I am hoping that the application can be run against the latest version of
>If necessary, I can provide any testers with a diff that will update to
>jasperserver 4.0.0 with pgsql support. The current problem report for
>jasperserver is updating to 4.0.0 with only mysql support.
>Thanks for your help in advance,

I found that the vendor has certified against postgreSQL version 8.4, and
I've updated the pr to support this.

Testers for 90, anyone? :)


Jason Helfman
System Administrator
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