Flat file, Python accessible database?
steve at holdenweb.com
Wed Nov 2 16:19:32 CET 2005
Peter Hansen wrote:
> Karlo Lozovina wrote:
>>bkhl at stp.lingfil.uu.se (=?utf-8?Q?Bj=C3=B6rn_Lindstr=C3=B6m?=) wrote in
>>news:877jbsxnrx.fsf at lucien.dreaming:
>>>If you need it to be SQL-like, SQLite seems to be the right thing.
>>Tried that one, but had some problems setting things up. On the other
>>hand, BerkeleyDB + Pybsddb worked like a charm, with no setting up (under
> I'm very curious what problems you had. In my experience SQLite
> requires *nothing* I'd call "setup". You install Pysqlite or APSW,
> write your code, and it runs and works. There are no configuration
> steps required, nothing but creating tables (and that's a standard step
> with any SQL-like database). What environment were you using, and what
> kind of issues did you encounter? (I ask because I often recommend
> SQLite, but would like to temper that advice if in some cases these
> setup problems would cause someone trouble.)
My experience on Cygwin was that I had to install sqlite before pySqlite
worked. Maybe that's what was meant.
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