[odb-users] design questions: c++ / python / sqlite

Boris Kolpackov boris at codesynthesis.com
Fri May 23 12:58:36 EDT 2014


MM <finjulhich at gmail.com> writes:

> The python code would fill up the existing tables that have been generated
> from ODB, with data.  I write the sqlite also from python. To do that, I
> would need to know the columns of the tables. Having the  C++ class that
> odb used to generate the table, exposed as a python class, should help for
> my python code to write to the tables?

Hm, that sounds like a very complicated way to get a list of columns in
Python. Instead, you could query the database to get the list of columns
for a table, their datatypes, etc. All the databases that ODB currently
supports have the ability to retrieve this meta-data.


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