DBI/SQL backend

David Reiser dbreiser at earthlink.net
Thu Jun 12 10:14:45 EDT 2008

On Jun 12, 2008, at 10:05 AM, Phil Longstaff wrote:

> David Reiser wrote:
>> On Jun 11, 2008, at 8:58 PM, Phil Longstaff wrote:
>>> I think the DBI/SQL backend is ready to try.  It is in the gda-dev2
>>> branch.  The GDA backend has been disabled and a DBI backend is  
>>> enabled.
>>> It assumes that the include files are in /usr/include/dbi/dbi.h  
>>> and the
>>> driver files are in /usr/lib/dbd.  The only driver that the DBI  
>>> backend
>>> supports is sqlite3.  I am using libdbi-0.8.2.  I assume later  
>>> versions
>>> will work.  I don't know about earlier versions.  There is a  
>>> compilation
>>> check that the header file is present, but no version check.
>>> No new URI types have been added.  If you try to open a file, it  
>>> will
>>> check if it is an sqlite3 file, and will load it with sqlite3.  If  
>>> it
>>> can't, it will revert to xml.  Save As will save a file as an  
>>> sqlite3
>>> file.  The "Connect to Database" menu entry is still enabled but  
>>> will
>>> (probably) fail.
>>> I don't have a windows compilation environment, so I haven't tried  
>>> it on
>>> windows.
>>> Please feel free to try it out and report any problems.  This is  
>>> not yet
>>> ready for your real data, though it would be a good test to load  
>>> your
>>> xml file and save-as an sqlite3 file.
>>> Phil
>> with --enable-error-on-warning set, I get:
>> gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I../../..
>> -DG_LOG_DOMAIN=\"gnc.backend.sql\" -I/sw/include -I.. -I../..
>> -DLOCALE_DIR=\"/opt/gnucash-gda/share/locale\" -I../../../src/backend
>> -I../../../src/engine -I../../../src/core-utils -I../../../lib/libc
>> -I../../../lib/libqof/qof -I../../../lib/libqof/qof
>> -I/sw/include/glib-2.0 -I/sw/lib/glib-2.0/include
>> -I/opt/include/libgda-4.0 -I/sw/include/glib-2.0
>> -I/sw/lib/glib-2.0/include -I/sw/include/libxml2 -I/sw/include
>> -I/sw/include/glib-2.0 -I/sw/lib/glib-2.0/include
>> -I/sw/include/orbit-2.0 -I/sw/include/gconf/2 -DORBIT2=1 -Wall
>> -Wmissing-prototypes -Werror -Wdeclaration-after-statement
>> -Wno-pointer-sign -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -g -Wno-unused -MT
>> gnc-backend-util-sql.lo -MD -MP -MF .deps/gnc-backend-util-sql.Tpo -c
>> gnc-backend-util-sql.c  -fno-common -DPIC -o .libs/gnc-backend-util- 
>> sql.o
>> cc1: warnings being treated as errors
>> gnc-backend-util-sql.c: In function ‘gnc_sql_get_sql_value’:
>> gnc-backend-util-sql.c:1411: warning: format ‘%d’ expects type ‘int’,
>> but argument 5 has type ‘GType’
>> make[5]: *** [gnc-backend-util-sql.lo] Error 1
> What machine/os/version of gcc?
> Phil

Mac OS X, ppc hardware, gcc 4.0.1 (Apple's version)

David Reiser
dbreiser at earthlink.net

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