Over the past few months I have been spending my spare time on a
new project. A new version of libdrizzle which is much
simpler to use and with many new features. Today the first
version of this MySQL compatible client is released, called
Why 5.0? Because Libdrizzle 1.0 and 2.0 have already been released, in packaging versions 3.0 and 4.0 used as API revisions. So 5.0 is the fresh start.
Main FeaturesThese are the main features of the library:
- A BSD licensed MySQL compatible C connector, so you can statically link it with commercial software
- A simplified API compared to Libdrizzle. No more confusion over whether the client or library should be allocating/freeing. There isn't a big difference to the MySQL C API for most things.
- New documentation, PDF for now web based coming soon.
- A new binlog …