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Re: guile-db

From: betoes
Subject: Re: guile-db
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 00:39:04 -0200

On Tue, 2008-10-14 at 15:38 -0500, Linas Vepstas wrote:
2008/10/14 betoes <address@hidden>:
> Hello list,
> In the Debian distro, there is a packge named guile-db, which refers to a
> Berkeley DB wrap for Guile. Do someone know if it is active? If there is a
> repository or web page? I tried the maintainer and author e-mails with no
> success.

Dunno. However, fyi, I'm maintaining guile-dbi, which wraps
postgres and mysql.
guile-dbi is great! I'm using it, thanks!

Berkeley DB is a low-level database, not a high level as SQL flavors, it can be used as the base of them, it is GPL. In this way, for example, it is the base of Oracle SQL servers. It is based on key-data structure, with some add ons as environments, transactions, secondary databases (for dynamic indexes) and logging. Also it is usefull to access data in config files in some applications. It is like gnu dbm (gdbm), with some variations...


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