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- Subject: Re: luasql in luadist
- From: joao lobato <btnfdp.lobato@...>
- Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2014 15:52:54 +0000
On 18/02/2014, Peter Drahoš <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 18 Feb, 2014, at 16:22 , joao lobato <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Hello list
>> Does anyone know if it is possible to use luasql with an Oracle
>> database, in Windows (7, if it matters), without building from source?
>> In the the luadist directory tree, I see dlls for mysql, postgres and
>> sqlite3, but not for the luasql module itself.
>> I've downloaded the binaries package. `luadist list` shows
>> luasql-2.3.0 as installed. In Lua, require 'luasql' returns the module
>> not found error.
>> Am I doing something wrong? Are there alternatives for my use case?
>> Thanks in advance.
> the luasql module is split into multiple “drivers”, each has its own package
> in LuaDist. You can use the mysql driver as follows once you install
> local sql = require “luasql.mysql”
> This is well documented on the luasql project page.
> The package is included in the current batteries release found on
> luadist.org so you just need to download that.
>  http://www.keplerproject.org/luasql/manual.html#drivers
You are suggesting that I use "require 'luasql.mysql'" to talk to an
Oracle 11g database? The same documentation suggests "require
I concede that i missed that one, but I'd say that that isn't "well
documented", no matter how "documented" it may be.
Thanks for your prompt response.