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Description of problem:
Informix error -1290 given when attempting to connect to database from esqlc
program. Most probably problem introduced in v7.3 C libraries
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run esqlc program and connect to database
Actual Results: sqlca.sqlcode -1290
Expected Results: sqlca.sqlcode = 0
Possibly, error is due to Informix but seems to only have occured recently.
Please report this to Informix folks.