pure Python DB

Gerhard Häring gh at ghaering.de
Wed Aug 27 08:40:34 CEST 2003


Aaron Watters wrote:
> Andy Todd <andy47 at halfcooked.com> wrote in message news:<mailman.1061889235.29240.python-list at python.org>...
>>Patrick Useldinger wrote:> 
>>Gadfly is lightweight but doesn't support transactions. It is in low 
>>maintenance mode, development is currently not active but the project is 
>>hosted at SourceForge (http://sourceforge.net/projects/gadfly) and any 
>>bug reports and (especially) patches would be more than welcome.
> 
> Um.. doesn't support transactions?  It depends what you mean,
> I guess.  It supports transaction commit and rollback and recovery
> but not transaction concurrency...  (yet)

Neither does SQLite. Only one transaction can be active at any time. 
Another transaction will block at BEGIN.

If you need that I'd suggest you switch to a client-server database like 
PostgreSQL.

-- Gerhard





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