[Monetdb-developers] php_monetdb.dll

suchitradaemon suchitradaemon at gmail.com
Tue Jul 17 16:03:19 CEST 2012


Hi Stefan

I am sorry, but I did not mean to say that the latest version was
incorrect. I meant that it was not the right source to build from, on
windows. If there is any other place I could hunt for the answer please do
let me know.

Thank you
Suchitra

On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 7:05 PM, Stefan Manegold <Stefan.Manegold at cwi.nl>wrote:

> Suchitra,
>
> I know nothing about PHP, so I cannot answer that part of your question.
>
> However, I'd like to point out that the latest released source tarball
> (cf.,
> http://dev.monetdb.org/downloads/sources/Latest/) is everything but an
> "incorrect version".  Rather, it's the recommended version for users that
> need/want to build MonetDB from source on any Unix-like platform.
> However, building MonetDB from source on Windows is (currently?) only
> supported with the HG sources.
> In fact, we strongly recommend to use binary installers on Windows (cf.,
> http://dev.monetdb.org/downloads/Windows/Latest/), unless you really need
> to
> build from source (and hence are familiar with this).
> If you use the HG sources, we strongly recommend to checkout the latest
> release tag (currently "Jul2012_release"), or at least the head of the
> latest release branch (currently "Jul2012").
>
> Kind regards,
> Stefan
>
> On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 06:40:57PM +0530, suchitradaemon wrote:
> > Hi
> > I want to be able to use all the SQL related functions using PHP on
> > monetdb. As far as I understand, the newer versions of monetdb state that
> > the PHP interface is completely written in PHP and need not be built. Is
> > this interface same as the php_mapi.in and the php_monetdb.php? If so, I
> > haven't seen any support for all the SQL related function like
> > query_params. Please correct me if I am wrong. I am new to MonetDB. I had
> > initially stumbled upon one of the old server reference manuals which had
> > indicated of an option to build monetdb for php_monetdb.dll php
> extension.
> > But then I started off with the incorrect version of the source (the
> > tarball) and hit all sorts of errors. Then I was told to use the HG
> > version. At which point I checked the windowsbuild.rst which stated that
> > the PHP need not be built. So I just needed a confirmation whether
> building
> > php_monetdb.dll is supported even in the latest releases or I need to
> make
> > use of the php_monetdb.php file or there's any other way of getting all
> the
> > SQL related functions? If php_monetdb.php is the answer, please let me
> know
> > how to make use of it.
> >
> > Thank you
> > Suchitra
>
> >
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