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Re: FAQ on Embedding Postgres

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
Cc: PostgreSQL Docs <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: FAQ on Embedding Postgres
Date: 2008-03-05 14:41:21
Message-ID: 200803051441.m25EfLC16177@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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David Fetter wrote:
> Folks,
> 
> I just got yet another question about embedding Postgres in a binary.
> What should be in the FAQ on this subject?  Here's what I have so far:
> 
> Q:  How can I embed PostgreSQL in a binary?
> 
> A:  You can't.  PostgreSQL is designed from the ground up to run as a
> separate set of processes on a server.  If you really need to embed an
> SQL engine in a binary, consider the excellent
> <a href="http://www.sqlite.org/">SQLite</a> for the purpose.
> 
> Comments?  Criticisms?  Rotten tomatoes?

Yea, good idea.  Let me add it.  Thanks.

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