Re: [gnome-db] Re: Feature requests to get gnome-db working with bonddb

* [ Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org>
* Sun, 12 May 2002 23:50:11 +0200 ]
> > We implimented gnome-db into bonddb so it now uses it. But it dies real
> > quick when it comes to running it because it doesn't know what the
> > primary keys are.  I can get to work on a basic class object doing some 
> > of the simiple
> > functions if I know what fields are primary keys are in a table.
> > And then th next set would be default values so I could add data to the
> > database. After that constraints so I can build up proper class objects. 
> >  From
> > there it should be just a matter of tidying up the others to get the 
> > non-essentail
> > functions working.  I have some SQL statements for getting approrpirate data
> > from postgresql if that would help the postgresql provider. The easiest way
> > for me to do testing is to get the postgresql provider working with these
> > new functions and then testing the results set against my native postgresql
> > backend.
> > 
> I'm sure Gonzalo will appreciate the SQL statements you talk about.
> Gonzalo?

	The postgres provider already returns index information data
	marking those fields that are part of the primary key

> > Another useful feature, which I havn't fully implimented in my code but 
> > would be nice,
> > is knowing what functions arn't and are supported by the provider your 
> > using.  
> > 
> hmm, the postgres provider just returns the list of procs that the user
> can use, AFAIK. We could do that in all providers.

	Yes, it does. Also we can return some additional information
	about parameters of the functions if you want.

Gonzalo Paniagua Javier <gonzalo gnome-db org>

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