[Cdash] database support in cdash

Julien Jomier julien.jomier at kitware.com
Wed Apr 16 12:56:37 UTC 2008

Hi Markus,

Yes, there is plan to use php PDO to support other databases.
PDO ships with PHP 5.1, which means that if we add support for PDO it 
won't be compatible with previous version of PHP (<5.1), that was the 
only concern.


Markus Grabner wrote:
> 	Hello!
>     Currently cdash requires MySQL and doesn't support any other database. Is 
> this for historical reasons, or are there any technical problems with tools 
> providing support for a broader range of databases, such as the following:
> http://pear.php.net/package/MDB2
> http://www.php.net/manual/en/class.pdo.php
> Are there any plans for supporting other databases in the future?
> 	Thanks & kind regards,
> 		Markus

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