[erlang-questions] PostgreSQL driver

YC <>
Sun Dec 2 22:46:29 CET 2007


Oh and by "it" (in the first paragraph) I am referring to the ODBC driver in
erlang - not that the ODBC standard is incomplete.  Hopefully I didn't
confuse everyone :)

On Dec 2, 2007 1:40 PM, YC <> wrote:

> Sure ODBC is general, but it is currently incomplete (not all odbc types
> are supported for prepared statements).  The combo of odbc + psql + linux
> seem to have issues, and apparently ODBC is low priority due to lack of
> funding.  See http://www.erlang.org/pipermail/erlang-questions/2007-October/029744.html
> and
> http://www.erlang.org/pipermail/erlang-questions/2007-October/029787.html.
>
> My point of a generic database interface is that there should be an effort
> to unify the interface ( i.e. methods, usages, etc) for the native drivers
> so the cost of moving between databases is minimized.  Not to say there
> can't be innovations and driver-specific methods, but having a common
> denominator is imperative from users' perspective.
>
> Cheers,
> yc
>
>
> On Dec 2, 2007 8:18 AM, Ulf Wiger <> wrote:
>
> > OTP supports ODBC, which is exactly that: a general sql database
> > interface.
> >
> > Not that I want to argue against having mysql and postgresql
> > drivers. (: It makes sense to have optimized solutions for very
> > commonly used databases.
> >
> > BR,
> > Ulf W
> >
> > 2007/12/1, YC <>:
> > > Shouldn't mysql also be considered together?  So erlang can get closer
> >
> > > toward having a general sql database interface like other languages.
> >  Not to
> > > pile on scope or anything :)
> > >
> > > I'll help test :)
> > >
> > >
> > >  On Nov 30, 2007 3:53 PM, Christophe Romain
> > > <> wrote:
> > > > we must not let pgsql driver in that state.
> > > > does anyone have time to check if all theses version can be merged ?
> >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
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