SQLite and Python 2.4

Tim Grove tim_grove at sil.org
Tue Jul 8 00:04:41 CEST 2008


There is an "SQLite Manager" add-on for Firefox which is pretty neat. 
Have a look at 
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/search?q=sqlite&cat=all. Might 
be useful to you!

Tim



Steffen Mutter wrote:
> Hi Joe!
>
> Am Tue, 01 Jul 2008 17:51:35 -0700 schrieb Joe Goldthwaite:
>
>   
>> I'm confused.  (Not a new experience).
>>     
>
> Everyone looking for help in the usenet asking for help is sharing your 
> disease.
>
>   
>>  I've got a web application
>> running under Zope.  I use the Wing IDE for testing and debugging.
>>     
>
> Okay, you use the best development tool I've spotted so far...
>
>   
>>  When
>> trying to recreate problems that come up on the web, I wrote some little
>> routines that pull my cookies out of the Firefox cookies.txt file into
>> my code. That way, I'm working with all the same options under Wing that
>> my app uses when running under Zope.
>>
>> That's worked great until I upgraded to Firefox 3. Firefox 3 moved their
>> cookies from cookies.txt to cookies.sqlite.
>>     
>
> Which is quite handssome :-)
>
>   
>>  I haven't worked with
>> SQLite at all so I started searching for examples and found this;
>>
>> import sqlite3 <<-- This works only if you're using Python >=2.5.x
>>     
>
>   
>> 1. How do you get sqlite3 for Python 2.4?  I can't find it anywhere.
>>     
>
> Never ever. Use http://www.pysqlite.org instead.
>
>   
>> 2. If sqlite3 is only for Python 2.5, does sqlite2 work the same way?
>>     
>
> Think so. Never spotted problems.
>
>   
>> 3. Looking at the cookies.sqlite file, I see some text right at the top
>> "SQLite format 3".  Does that mean that I need to use sqlite3?
>>     
>
> No, not really.
> But if I may make a suggestion, before you start spinning your brain off 
> with SQL syntax, analyze the database setup of firefox3 a bit and take a 
> look at SQLalchemy. I use it a lot and I bet you will like it - you just 
> have to care about your objects (in your case cookie checking) not about 
> the SQL at all.
> I like it :-)
>
> Regards,
> Steffen
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