[Monetdb-developers] Re: DBI

Fabian Fabian.Groffen at cwi.nl
Tue Aug 10 13:20:37 CEST 2004


most probably the header #- that causes some trouble.

Arjan Scherpenisse wrote:

> Martin Kersten wrote:
> 
>> That's a real pity. Would it require many changes?
>> Otherwise, we would have to invalidate the perl API
>> in the upcoming release.
> 
> 
> I dont know if it requires many changes. The reply-parsing code in 
> monet.pm looks quite 'unstable' to me; I have not found the problem yet.
> 
> In my opinion it would be better to base programming language APIs on 
> the existing libMapi C code. That way protocol changes etc. only need to 
> be implemented in a single place...
> 
> Anyway I do not think I have much time to look further into this, I have 
> a thesis to finish ;-)
> 
> Arjan
> 
> 
>>
>> Arjan Scherpenisse wrote:
>>
>>> Martin Kersten wrote:
>>>
>>>> Does it run against our current DBI?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> No, it does not run. Connecting works, and executing queries too, but 
>>> fetching results from queries does not.
>>>
>>> It is likely that this is the case because it is a pure-perl 
>>> implementation and it is not up-to-date with some of the changes in 
>>> the protocol lately.
>>>
>>> Even the simple test script which comes with the current 
>>> implementation does not run anymore :(
>>>
>>> Arjan
>>>
>>
> 
> 




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