Re: [gnome-db] questions related to the SQL parser

On Fri, 2002-05-03 at 00:48, Fernando Martins wrote:
> Hi!
> I was reading the posts regarding the SQL parser and I've a few questions:
> - will the libgda providers be able to use this parser to read standard SQL
> 99 and convert it to the proper dialect?

> - I thought gnome-db was using sqlite This
> already includes a parser (besides the engine). What's wrong with it?
we've got a SQLite provider, which is optional. The parser it contains
just supports a very small subset of SQL, AFAIK.

> - also, there is a GTK+ based project with a (very incomplete) SQL parser
> and engine Had you seen it?

> BTW, the main goal of this last project is to read MS Access MDB files. This
> in itself would be a killer feature to gnome-db...

yes, in fact, we started a provider for mdbtools a long time ago (2
years or so), but never had somebody really working on it, so it's been
abandoned since then.


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