Quick DB2 Express-C 9.5 Update

A while pack, I started a post series about getting Drupal to work with DB2 Express-C 9.5 under Ubuntu. Unfortunately, right after jumping into this project, I updated my laptop from Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon (7.10) to Hardy Heron (8.04). During this process, DB2 completely broke itself. Not only did it break itself, it broke itself in such a way that it couldn't even be un-installed through apt-get.

I recently found instructions for how to force removal of a broken DB2 package on Hardy Heron. This is good news, because it seems that about 6 months later, there's finally a working version of Express-C 9.5 for Hardy Heron!

Let's just hope that the db2exc package for Intrepid Ibex (8.10) comes out in a more timely manner :)

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