On 06/12/2015 01:07 AM, Alex Bligh wrote:
> On 11 Jun 2015, at 12:00, Simon Walter <si...@gikaku.com> wrote:
>> Looking at projects that use APR, many seem to include the entire thing
>> in their code base. I'm guessing that one of the drawbacks is that APR
>> comes with a lot of baggage so to speak.
> You can dynamically link to an APR library.
>> Have you used both libdbi and the database bits of APR? Is there any
>> advantage to using libdbi compared to APR?
> I've either used one or the other. I expect you can use both but
> can't see any reason to.
> apr is more frequently updated, has many other functions (e.g.
> a complete memory pool manager), and works on a wider range of
> platforms I believe (including Windows).
> libdbi is simpler than APR to get used to, and has a smaller memory
> footprint.
> You should also compare the choice of backends if you care about
> that.

OK, that's very helpful. Thank you. I'm not sure I want to change my
code around too much until I have more tests written. It's good to know
there is another usable option.

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