[Haskell-cafe] Haskell and DB : giving up

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Wed Nov 28 13:51:31 EST 2007

> Hello
> I've spent a few days trying to install all the packages required to  
> use HaskellDB with either MySQL or SQlite3
> (the only 2 DB the host I was thinking about is supporting)
> Well, I am giving up ! I seriously regret replacing ghc-6.6 with  
> ghc-6.8, I didn't expect that building packages would be so ...
> unsucessfull and time-wasting.
> I just thought I'd let you know what's in store for "PHP-style-users- 
> like-me" who want to use a database with ghc-6.8.1 at the moment, the  
> hurdle is high !
> I hope these packages will be fixed soon (I can't figure how to fix  
> them myself obviously).
> And now I'm going to stay away from my computer for a while :)

It was HaskellDB in particular that you tried? If so, please report this
to the maintainer.

And it reminds me to release the galois sqlite3 bindings, which do
happily work with 6.8. Surely one of the other 15 haskell db bindings
would also work.

-- Don

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