[Monetdb-developers] DBD::monetdb: DBI registration

Niels Nes Niels.Nes at cwi.nl
Wed Aug 24 13:11:45 CEST 2005

On Wed, Aug 24, 2005 at 12:32:07PM +0200, Steffen Goeldner wrote:
> Niels Nes wrote (2005-07-16 14:57):
> >I guess we never told you that we all agree this is a very good idea. We
> >have similar plans with the jdbc and php/pear-db interfaces. So go ahead.
> O.k., FYI, I registered the 'monetdb_' prefix within DBI:
>   <http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/dbi/2005-08/msg00102.html>
> As soon as Tim commits this patch, you'll see it here:
>   <http://svn.perl.org/viewcvs/modules/dbi/trunk/DBI.pm?view=log>
> Further on, I proposed DBD::monetdb for inclusion in the Module List
>   <http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/modules/2005-08/msg00695.html>
> Usually, this takes time. (Somebody of the module list maintainers has to
> acknowledge the proposal.)
> Certainly, DBI users expect to find a DBI driver on CPAN:
>   <http://search.cpan.org/modlist/Database_Interfaces/DBD>
> Do you have any objections that I upload snapshots of DBD::monetdb to
I have no objections. Do we need to include some information into our web

> Such a package will be generated as follows:
>   cd MonetDB/src/mapi/clients/perl/DBD
>   Makefile.PL
>   make dist
> I'm aware that currently, with its MapiLib dependency, the package
> isn't very useful on its own - the user needs a MonetDB client anyway.
> That's not nice, but nothing out of the ordinary (and it may be changed).
There are plans to make Mapi (and all other clients) a seperate CVS repository
and likely with its own development cycle and release plan. 

> Steffen


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