[pacman-dev] Backend DB [was: Hypotetic pacman's db structure]

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 16:28:33 EST 2007

On Nov 9, 2007 3:22 PM, Miklos Vajna <vmiklos at frugalware.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 09, 2007 at 05:26:01PM +0100, JJDaNiMoTh <jjdanimoth at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm writing an example databe structure for pacman db ( may be useful
> > when someone decide to use SQLite as backend, and not simple text
> > file). [1]
> last year i writed such a structure, but it was much more complex:
> http://git.frugalware.org/gitweb/gitweb.cgi?p=vmexam.git;a=blob;f=sql/pacman.sql;hb=HEAD
> and to be honest i must say i agree with Aaron about using an sql-based
> db for such a lowlevel purpose (pkgdb) would be something like using
> curl in libpacman

Hah, this is the second time you agreed with me! The sky is falling!

To probe your thoughts a bit further, if the world were ideal, what
kind of backend would YOU go for?

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