Pg Escort Tools Suite,
a KDE tools suite for PostgreSQL on GNU/Linux


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What is Pg Escort Tools Suite ? This project aims to create a graphical tool suite for the PostgreSQL database.

This program is distributed under the GNU General Public License. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GPL by the Free Software Foundation.

in progress :

coming next :

The first phase of this project is to provide a solid query interface that will be reused for the other tools.


Check latest CVS release.

Latest CVS main modifications:

20060106 : Font configuration for query notice view. Beginning of alias.
20050820 : add splash screen
20050723 : Font configuration for query editor and text output view
           Change server version detection for compatibility with old PosgreSQL server
20050613 : Dollar-Quoted String Constants handled
20050529 : Dollar-Quoted String Constants handled if tag is empty
20050310 : release of version 0.1


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Source Code
The latest release version is 0.1. You can download the files from
If you want to get the latest version (unstable), use cvs :

export CVS_RSH="ssh"
cvs -z3 co escort

Or download the Nightly CVS Tree Tarball .

To successfully compile the source on GNU/Linux you need the following libraries installed :
Qt (3.2.3), KDE, and libpq (7.4.1).

You are not obliged to install it. After compilation, you can run the binary (the data needed will be find automatically).

Tested with PostgreSQL Version : 7.4.1, 8.0.1
Tested with Linux distributions : Mandrake Linux 10.0, Mandriva Limited Edition 2005, Debian GNU/Linux Sarge

Known limitations : client encoding ignored.


The user manual is included. However if you have questions or comments, please send an email.

Coming Soon

Query Tool :
Multi-grid ouput


You can submit bugs here.



Last modified: 20060106

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