[Python-Dev] pysqlite for 2.5?

skip at pobox.com skip at pobox.com
Thu Mar 30 03:15:40 CEST 2006

    >> Is it not possible to distribute an empty db package which is then
    >> populated with various database eggs (or other similar installation
    >> things)?

    Phillip> I don't think I understand your question.

Someone was throwing around names like db.sqlite as the place to install
pysqlite.  That suggests other database interface modules like db.mysql,
db.postgresql, db.sybase, etc.  Given that we probably won't include all
those as standard modules, we should make it easy for someone to install one
or more of those modules via normal external mechanisms and have them appear
seamlessly to the Python programmer.  Then I begin to wonder why bother with
db.sqlite at all.  Why not just create an empty db package that does the
pkgutil or pkg_resources dance and let people install all N database
interfaces instead of just N-1?


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