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April 26, 2005, 10:58 pm
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I'm looking for a "pure Perl" database module. I'm looking for
something specifically that does not require any type of compilation,
i.e., does not rely on C code. I want something entirely implemented
via .pm files and relying on flat (text or binary) files for data
storage. Basic functionality I seek includes retrieving (select),
modifying (update), adding (insert), and deleting (delete) data. I
don't need a large degree of SQL compliance, nor does SQL even have to
be the mechanism for interacting with the database.
DBD::CSV and SQLite were the first two things I looked at, but they
have compiled components themselves or depend on packages that have
I checked the FAQ and did a quick search on CPAN but didn't find
anything. I also searched usenet via google groups (crippled as it
Thanks in advance for any advice.
- Joonas Timo Taavetti Kekoni
May 2, 2005, 3:58 pm
Re: seeking "pure Perl" (no C) database
: I'm looking for a "pure Perl" database module.
Why pure perl. Most perl modules depend on compiled stuff.
If you are on windows without C compiler, then you can
install cygwin. It has C compiler and perl.
Or are you rinning on more exotic envitoment like
DOS, or xenix?