[development] SQLite and Drupal 7 -- third coming

Damien Tournoud damz at prealable.org
Thu Feb 5 16:15:14 UTC 2009

Hi Andrew,

On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 5:02 PM, Andrew Berry <andrewberry at sentex.net> wrote:

> Has anyone looked into version compatibility between the different versions
> of sqlite? For example, on the same ISP, one server I checked has sqlite2,
> the other has sqlite3. Neither server has both drivers installed. Neither
> server actually has the sqlite binaries installed, though I assume that
> isn't common, but worth checking on other SQLite supporting hosts.

Drupal 7 only supports SQLite 3, that is the only version supported by PDO.

> The SQLite site mentions using the command line tools to dump and restore
> the DB, and I haven't found anything about doing that from pure PHP. This
> probably wouldn't be an issue for caches and such, since an incompatible DB
> can just be recreated. I could see it causing headaches for "Drupal Lite"
> scenarios.

Pure-PHP solutions (like the Backup and Migrate module) should work in that
scenarios. This module is easy enough to install.

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