The mysql package

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A low-level client library for the MySQL database, implemented as bindings to the C mysqlclient API.

Important licensing note: This library is BSD-licensed under the terms of the MySQL FOSS License Exception http://www.mysql.com/about/legal/licensing/foss-exception/.

Since this library links against the GPL-licensed mysqlclient library, a non-open-source application that uses it may be subject to the terms of the GPL.


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Versions 0.1.0.0, 0.1.0.1, 0.1.1.0, 0.1.1.1, 0.1.1.2, 0.1.1.3, 0.1.1.4, 0.1.1.5, 0.1.1.6, 0.1.1.7, 0.1.1.8
Dependencies base (<5), bytestring (>=0.9 && <1.0), containers [details]
License BSD3
Copyright 2011 MailRank, Inc.
Author Bryan O'Sullivan <bos@mailrank.com>
Maintainer Bryan O'Sullivan <bos@mailrank.com>
Stability Unknown
Category Database
Home page https://github.com/mailrank/mysql
Bug tracker https://github.com/mailrank/mysql/issues
Source repository head: git clone http://github.com/mailrank/mysql
head: hg clone http://bitbucket.org/bos/mysql
Uploaded Fri May 6 18:55:17 UTC 2011 by BryanOSullivan
Distributions FreeBSD:0.1.1.8, LTSHaskell:0.1.1.8, NixOS:0.1.1.8, Tumbleweed:0.1.1.8
Downloads 8885 total (21 in the last 30 days)
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mysql: bindings to the mysqlclient library

This library is a Haskell binding to the MySQL mysqlclient client library. It is a fairly faithful, low level library that implements most of the MySQL client API.

This library deliberately avoids the question of providing a "good" API. Its purpose is to serve as a base on which higher-level libraries can be build.

Licensing

This library is BSD-licensed under the terms of the MySQL FOSS License Exception.

Since this library links against the GPL-licensed mysqlclient library, a non-open-source application that uses it may be subject to the terms of the GPL.

To do

  • Add support for prepared statements. This API is huge and of dubious performance worth, so it's not currently a priority for me. Patches welcome!

Get involved!

We are happy to receive bug reports, fixes, documentation enhancements, and other improvements.

Please report bugs via the github issue tracker.

Master git repository:

  • git clone git://github.com/mailrank/mysql.git

There's also a Mercurial mirror:

  • hg clone http://bitbucket.org/bos/mysql

(You can create and contribute changes using either git or Mercurial.)

Authors

This library is written and maintained by Bryan O'Sullivan, bos@mailrank.com.