Tutorial on the installation of CLSQL in GNU CLISP

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Tutorial on the installation of CLSQL in GNU CLISP

Postby scmlinux » Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:35 am

Could someone please share a tutorial on the installation of CLSQL in GNU CLISP? Bonus points if it has simple examples of its usage too.
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Re: Tutorial on the installation of CLSQL in GNU CLISP

Postby pjstirling » Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:27 pm

It's rather difficult for me to recommend either clisp or clsql to a newbie.

clisp because it hasn't seen an update since 2010, has no maintainer, and doesn't bundle a recent ASDF (needed by recent libraries).

clsql because of its engineering decisions (this is subjective).

What is your goal?
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Re: Tutorial on the installation of CLSQL in GNU CLISP

Postby scmlinux » Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:50 am

pjstirling,

Thank you for replying. I'm not a beginner but rather an on again off again CL developer. :)

Now that I know what state the CLISP project is in, I think I will reconsider what interactive environment I will use for my project. Others have suggested Steel Bank Common Lisp. I have heard others say the same thing that you did about CLSQL too.

My CL project is at the point where I want to write and read to a SQL database. Ideally, I'd like a solution that is well documented and would allow me to switch to any common RDMS. At this point, however, I'd like to stop spinning my wheels and I am fine with something that is tailored to a specific one.
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