[Python-Dev] SQLite module for Python 2.5
Phillip J. Eby
pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Oct 21 02:52:35 CEST 2004
At 07:14 PM 10/20/04 -0500, Skip Montanaro wrote:
> Bob> By default can mean that Python builds a SQLite wrapper if SQLite
> Bob> is available, just like it does for bsddb, readline, etc.
>Then why not MySQLdb, psycopg and sybase-python also? No slight intended
>against PySQLite, but those other wrapper modules have been around quite a
>bit longer I think.
Well, one difference is that none of the databases you just listed are
embeddable. There has to be a separate database server process. SQLite,
like other "database" modules in the stdlib, just stores data in a disk file.
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