This module allows Ruby programs to interface with the SQLite3 database engine (www.sqlite.org). You must have the SQLite engine installed in order to build this module.
Note that this module is NOT compatible with SQLite 2.x.
Simply do the following, after installing SQLite3:
ruby setup.rb config ruby setup.rb setup ruby setup.rb install
Alternatively, you can download and install the RubyGem package for SQLite3/Ruby (you must have RubyGems and SQLite3 installed, first):
gem install sqlite3-ruby
If you have sqlite3 installed in a non-standard location, you can specify the location of the include and lib files by doing:
gem install sqlite3-ruby -- --with-sqlite3-include=/opt/local/include \ --with-sqlite3-lib=/opt/local/lib
Also, the gem ships with the C source-code pre-built, so (as of version 1.1.1) you no longer need to have SWIG installed. However, if you have SWIG installed and you want to generate the C file yourself, you can specify the --with-swig option.
For help figuring out the SQLite3/Ruby interface, check out the FAQ. It includes examples of usage. If you have any questions that you feel should be address in the FAQ, please send them to email@example.com
The source repository is accessible via git:
git clone git://github.com/jamis/sqlite3-ruby.git
The project page is rubyforge.org/projects/sqlite-ruby. There, you can find links to mailing lists and forums that you can use to discuss this library. Additionally, there are trackers for submitting bugs and feature requests. Feel free to use them!