plongstaff at rogers.com
Sun Jun 15 12:20:11 EDT 2008
Nathan Buchanan wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 8:58 PM, Phil Longstaff <plongstaff at rogers.com
> <mailto:plongstaff at rogers.com>> 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
> So, I got it compiled (with the gmtime fix) and it seems to run ok up
> until I try to save as. When I choose save as and enter the desired file
> name I get an error stating "Can't parse the URL
> C:\soft\test_file\test.db." This happens with *all* names I enter,
> including *.gnc names, so something is slightly broken ;) I suspect it's
> that windows formatted name problem again, but can't spend time on it
> for the next few days.
What's the "windows formatted name problem"?
I'm going to try to set up a windows dev envt for myself.
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