[Dbix-class] RFC: Load from SQL

Jess Robinson castaway at desert-island.me.uk
Thu Jul 12 17:47:54 GMT 2007

On Tue, 10 Jul 2007, Jeff Zucker wrote:

> Brandon Black wrote:
>> > 
>> >  If you want to make Schema::Loader::SQLT, by all means go ahead, and
>> >  we'll put it in the main distro, 
> I think I probably will do that because it seems useful to be able to have 
> file-less prototyping of schemas quite separate from the question of the pure 
> perl DBDs.
>> > > 
>> >  I just think the DBI metadata route
>> >  is better in the long term.
>> > 
> My arguments against that struck me as hollow (not to mention OT for this 
> list).  So I am going to bite the bullet and make DBD::File able to store 
> metadata as (my current thinking) a YAML-serialized SQL::Translator object. 
> I'll post a detailed explanation to dbi-dev and perlmonks if anyone here 
> cares to contribute suggestions.

Just one thought:

"Arrgh, YAML!" .. ;)

SQL::T's XML output is much more internal/supported/sane..


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