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Am 18.02.15 um 02:00 schrieb Aaron B.:
> On Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:17:38 +1300
> Geoff Leyland <> wrote:
>> Does anyone have experience with, for example, LuaDBI and LuaSQL?  
>> It looks like LuaDBI (on googlecode at least) hasn’t been updated 
>> since 2010, while LuaSQL dates to 2012.  Any alternatives?  I’ve 
>> tended to use one of the SQLite-only drivers in the past, but now I 
>> need to connect to Postgres, so it’s probably time I educated myself 
>> a bit.
> I use LuaDBI extensively - mostly for Postgres, but my code's test suite
> passes MySQL and Sqlite3 just fine.
> There hasn't been an official version released since 2010, but it's
> still being worked on. Source control shows commits from mid-2014 and
> should be stable.
> The only catch is that it doesn't support Lua 5.2 yet. I am not the
> maintainer, but as I need 5.2 support for my purposes it's the next
> thing on my todo list.

If you use a generic datbase interface, you will never be able to use
advanced featurs of PostgreSQL, of which PostgreSQL has to offer many.

That's why we wrote luapgsql, available at