[pmwiki-users] RFC- Database access via cookbook - agnostic? Re: SelectQuery development: database records as pages?
gmane at auxbuss.com
Sun Oct 1 06:09:16 CDT 2006
> Crisses wrote:
> > I think it's a good idea to use a tool like ADODB, however, for
> > something like SelectQuery as well. I'd be more than willing to talk to
> > the package maintainer(s) about it.
> > As long as we can all agree on one call to include ADODB it should all
> > be good ;) And that would allow you to use SQLite instead of
> > mysql/postgresql, etc. since that's one of the databases that ADODB
> > supports.
> > Does anyone object to the use of a tool like ADODB for some recipes? 1)
> > same license as PmWiki 2) 2.7 MB installed (currently) 3) one of the
> > better open-source database abstraction layers 4) supports MANY
> > databases: http://phplens.com/adodb/supported.databases.html (some only
> > on Windows, or with a plug-in) (may even include LDAP, but they're not
> > very clear on that one)
> How does ADOdb compare with Pear db?
I found it much easier to use when I compared the packages and committed
> Most shared hosting servers provide php and mySQL, but I do not know the
> extent to which ADOdb or Pear db are included and, if not, whether they
> must be installed by the hosting provider (since shared hosting accounts
> typically have no command line access and ability to install executables).
ADODB is php-based, so installation is a case of copying the files a la
PmWiki. You then:
and start using it.
I presume that Ben and Crisses intend to put this in PmWiki's config,
along with the code to open the db.
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