IQDriver failure on LINQPad 6

Add connection dialog reports "Error(s) were reported loading third party drivers" after installing IQDriver2141.lpx on LINQPad 6.7.5. Details shown are below.

Error instantiating type IQDriver.IQDriver in C:\Users\steve\AppData\Local\LINQPad\Drivers\DataContext\NetCore\IQDriver\IQDriver.dll
- Could not load file or assembly 'LINQPad, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=21353812cd2a2db5'. The system cannot find the file specified. at System.Reflection.RuntimeAssembly.GetType(QCallAssembly assembly, String name, Boolean throwOnError, Boolean ignoreCase, ObjectHandleOnStack type, ObjectHandleOnStack keepAlive, ObjectHandleOnStack assemblyLoadContext)
at System.Reflection.RuntimeAssembly.GetType(String name, Boolean throwOnError, Boolean ignoreCase)
at System.Reflection.Assembly.GetType(String name, Boolean throwOnError)
at LINQPad.Extensibility.DataContext.DriverProxy.Instantiator.Instantiate(String assemblyPath, String typeName, String internalID)


  • edited April 29

    The IQ driver targets .NET Framework 4.x and so is not supported in LINQPad 6 which targets .NET Core.

    Use the new built-in Entity Framework Core driver instead. This supports SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, SQLite, and Postgres.

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