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Some simple updates to make README and INSTALL more current.

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  1. +27 −28 INSTALL
  2. +7 −7 README
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@@ -2,18 +2,18 @@ Installation with Cabal:
- Install the main package (haskelldb):
-./Setup.hs configure
-./Setup.hs build
-./Setup.hs install
+runghc Setup.hs configure
+runghc Setup.hs build
+runghc Setup.hs install
- Install the hs-plugins backend which loads drivers
dynamically (requires at least the current, as of
2005-12-09, darcs version of hs-plugins):
cd driver-dynamic
-./Setup.hs configure
-./Setup.hs build
-./Setup.hs install
+runghc Setup.hs configure
+runghc Setup.hs build
+runghc Setup.hs install
cd ..
- Compile and install DBDirect:
@@ -25,57 +25,56 @@ make install
the backends you want to use):
cd driver-hsql
-./Setup.hs configure
-./Setup.hs build
-./Setup.hs install
+runghc Setup.hs configure
+runghc Setup.hs build
+runghc Setup.hs install
cd ..
cd driver-hsql-mysql
-./Setup.hs configure
-./Setup.hs build
-./Setup.hs install
+runghc Setup.hs configure
+runghc Setup.hs build
+runghc Setup.hs install
cd ..
cd driver-hsql-postgresql
-./Setup.hs configure
-./Setup.hs build
-./Setup.hs install
+runghc Setup.hs configure
+runghc Setup.hs build
+runghc Setup.hs install
cd ..
cd driver-hsql-odbc
-./Setup.hs configure
-./Setup.hs build
-./Setup.hs install
+runghc Setup.hs configure
+runghc Setup.hs build
+runghc Setup.hs install
cd ..
cd driver-hsql-sqlite
-./Setup.hs configure
-./Setup.hs build
-./Setup.hs install
+runghc Setup.hs configure
+runghc Setup.hs build
+runghc Setup.hs install
cd ..
- Install the WXHaskell driver:
cd driver-wx
-./Setup.hs configure
-./Setup.hs build
-./Setup.hs install
+runghc Setup.hs configure
+runghc Setup.hs build
+runghc Setup.hs install
cd ..
Requirements:
-- GHC 6.4 or newer (if you want GHC support)
-
-- GNU Make
+- GHC 6.4 or newer
- Hugs ??? HaskellDB used to work with Hugs, does it still?
+
A database driver, at least one of:
-- HSQL (http://htoolkit.sourceforge.net/)
+- HSQL (http://htoolkit.sourceforge.net/), version 1.7 or later.
Use Cabal to install the HSQL backends that you want to use.
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@@ -11,10 +11,10 @@ HaskellDB is written entirely in Haskell and works under both the
Glasgow Haskell Compiler (GHC) and the Hugs Haskell interpreter. The
library is designed to to support multiple database backends.
-Currently the only supported database backend uses the HSQL database
-library (available from the HToolkit project,
-http://htoolkit.sourceforge.net/). HSQLs bindings to ODBC, MySQL and
-PostgreSQL are currently used.
+Currently supported database backends are:
+* HSQL (http://htoolkit.sourceforge.net/). HSQL's bindings to ODBC, MySQL,
+ PostgreSQL and SQLite are currently supported.
+* wxHaskell (http://wxhaskell.sourceforge.net/)
HaskellDB is intended to be platform independent. It should be
possible to use HaskellDB on any platform that has a supported Haskell
@@ -34,6 +34,6 @@ form that are used by HaskellDB, are only available in antiquated
versions of the Hugs interpreter. Furthermore, the original HaskellDB
only supports a Windows-specific ADO-based database backend.
-The new version of HaskellDB is produced as a student project at
-Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. We aim to
-make HaskellDB a practically useful database library.
+The new version of HaskellDB was produced as a student project at
+Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. The aim of the
+project was to make HaskellDB a practically useful database library.

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