From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-04-08 01:31:40
On Tue, 7 Apr 2020 at 20:43, Ruben Perez via Boost
> On Fri, 3 Apr 2020 at 21:04, Mateusz Loskot via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > On Fri, 3 Apr 2020 at 20:41, Jeff Garland via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > FYI, I mentioned SOCI in
> > https://lists.boost.org/Archives/boost/2020/03/248307.php
> Apologies, that is true. I have had a quick look into SOCI, and I think the
> aim is quite different than in MySQL-Asio. SOCI has an impressive support
> for a lot of backends but does not support (to my knowledge) asynchronous
> operations (it actually employs the official MySQL C library, which does
> not implement it).
Yes, correct, it does not offer async operations.
> My aim was not to provide a universal DB connector, but
> to provide an implementation interoperable with Boost.Asio that supports
> the universal async model (callbacks, coroutines and futures).
It's an interesting approach.
> There is actually this mailing thread about async operations in SOCI:
> https://sourceforge.net/p/soci/mailman/message/20352440/. It mentions here
> that implementing async functionality in SOCI is difficult because the
> underlying backends don't support it (including the MySQL one).
SOCI approach is a mediator as a functional common denominator
where SQL text is the only differentiating aspect visible to a user.
The role of SQL text in SOCI is also what distinguishes it from
approaches like Roland Bock's sqlpp11.
> > Another, thin, approach to binding some types can be found in
> > https://github.com/nanodbc/nanodbc
> I see this supports async operations, but not with Asio (seems more
It is just a very thin wrapper for ODBC API.
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