[Python-Dev] Supporting native backup facility of SQLite

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Mon Jul 11 05:58:24 EDT 2016

On 11 July 2016 at 10:51, Lele Gaifax <lele at metapensiero.it> wrote:
> as I'm going to have a need to use the native `online backup API`__ provided
> by SQLite, I looked around for existing solutions and found `sqlitebck`__.
> I somewhat dislike the approach taken by that 3rd party module, and I wonder
> if the API should/could be exposed by the standard library sqlite module
> instead.
> Another option would be using ctypes, but as I never used it, I dunno how easy
> it is to maintain compatibility between different OSes...

There's also apsw (https://github.com/rogerbinns/apsw), which appears
to support backup - http://rogerbinns.github.io/apsw/backup.html.


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