[DBD-SQLite] [PATCH] Add online backup support (take 2)

Toby Corkindale toby.corkindale at strategicdata.com.au
Thu May 7 01:17:27 GMT 2009

Tim Bunce wrote:
> On Wed, May 06, 2009 at 05:01:56PM +0900, Kenichi Ishigaki wrote:
>> Hi Toby,
>> applied your patch with slight modification (changed function
>> names in dbdimp.c/h and, added a test for pre-1.608 DBI, etc).
>> As for the modification of your DBI, DBI 1.608 with sqlite_
>> prefix is out on the 5th, May (Tim++). So upgrade your DBI
>> and everything will be fine.
> But not for people who can't upgrade their DBI, for whatever reason.
> There should be an "if ($DBI::VERSION >= 1.608)" around the
> install_method() calls and a note in the docs.
> Either that, or make DBI 1.608 a pre-requisite - but that would be a bit
> extreem.

Can the methods can still be called via func($filename, 
'sqlite_backup_to_file') even on DBI 1.607?
(I think so?)

Or can DBD::SQLite register itself in DBI's registered-classes hash somehow?


>> On Wed, 06 May 2009 16:09:42 +1000, Toby Corkindale <toby.corkindale at strategicdata.com.au> wrote:
>>> Please find attached my revised patch for adding online backup support
>>> to DBD::SQLite.
>>> This time it includes a unit test, and uses the sqlite_ prefix for
>>> functions, and uses the install_method() system from DBI to provide
>>> those functions.
>>> I note that I needed to patch my local DBI.pm to include:
>>>     sqlite_  => { class => 'DBD::SQLite' }
>>> So I'm not sure what effect that will have on backward compatibility
>>> with current stable versions of DBI?
>>> -Toby

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