[Haskell-cafe] The state of database libraries
alistair at abayley.org
Fri Jul 4 11:16:37 EDT 2008
2008/7/4 Chris Eidhof <chris at eidhof.nl>:
> I'm figuring out how to do databases in Haskell (on OS X). So far, I've tried the following approaches:
> 1. hdbc. I'd like to connect to MySQL, so I need the ODBC backend. I couldn't get this to work under OS X, while I installed myodbc, which seems to be broken.
> 2. hsql. The packages on hackage don't compile, so I grabbed the darcs version.
The only database library that directly supports MySQL is HSQL. If you
want to use another library, you'll have to get the ODBC MySQL backend
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