[Haskell-cafe] Re: recommendation for (best) sqlite3 bindings
dankna at gmail.com
Sat Jul 24 20:07:44 EDT 2010
I am the author of direct-sqlite, and I thank you for the bug report.
I'll be fixing this as soon as I'm able. It's always nice to hear
about people using my code!
On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 2:10 AM, Michael Snoyman <michael at snoyman.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 8:59 AM, Gour <gour at gour-nitai.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, 21 Jul 2010 08:06:49 +0300
>> >>>>>> "Michael" == Michael Snoyman <michael at snoyman.com> wrote:
>> Michael> For the sqlite backend for persistent, I took direct-sqlite
>> Michael> and modified it slightly. I have a long history of using the
>> Michael> sqlite3 C API, so the API felt very familiar to me.
>> So, it seems you're satisfiew with direct-sqlite?
>> What is missing in 1st package (Galois bindings)?
> I didn't investigate it, I would imagine it's pretty complete if Galois
> wrote it. I stuck with direct-sqlite just because it was so incredibly
> simple (single file, ~15 functions).
>> btw, after some research, I've concluded that NOSQL (Redis, MongoDB)
>> are not good solutions in our use-case since we want to have extensive
>> querying support and using sqlite3 with SQL seems better option.
> That's why I'm sticking with SQL for my current project.
>> Michael> If I'm not mistaken, direct-sqlite does not build as-is on
>> Michael> hackage because it's missing a reference to the C library.
>> Hmm...you're right.
>> Apparently Archlinux package built OK; but loading it into ghci gives:
>> ghc: /usr/lib/direct-sqlite-1.0/ghc-6.12.1/HSdirect-sqlite-1.0.o:
>> unknown symbol `sqlite3_column_blob'
>> Thank you.
>> Michael> However, if you take my approach and just include the code in
>> Michael> your library, you can fix that easily enough.
>> It looks it's the problem with package's cabal file...
> True, it's a very simple fix. In fact, you can just include the sqlite
> amalgamation file with the code and not worry about library dependencies.
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