[webkit-qt] sqlite database as local storage

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Wed Feb 26 01:29:02 PST 2014

26.02.2014, 13:26, "Allan Sandfeld Jensen" <kde at carewolf.com>:
> On Wednesday 26 February 2014, Konstantin Tokarev wrote:
>>  26.02.2014, 00:38, "Richard Gerd Kuesters" <richard at humantech.com.br>:
>>>  hello all! :)
>>>  i was reading some of webkit resources, and one of them is to provide
>>>  local database storage, including sqlite3.
>>>  ok, i'm developing a custom application with webkit, and i would like to
>>>  expose my apps database to it, so i can access it directly using
>>>  javascript (instead of writing miles of cpp code).
>>>  is it possible?
>>  Yes. WebKit exposes sqlite through APIs of Web Storage [1] (aka Local
>>  Storage aka DOM Storage) and Indexed DB [2].
> Indexed DB is only supported from Qt 5.3 and uses leveldb as a backend. It is
> the old database API WebSQL that uses SQLite as a backend.

AFAIU it's possible to build 2.2.x or 2.3x with --indexed-database. I have not
checked if it works properly though.

> `Allan


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