[webkit-qt] sqlite database as local storage

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Wed Feb 26 02:01:40 PST 2014

26.02.2014, 13:29, "Konstantin Tokarev" <annulen at yandex.ru>:
> 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.

My bad, IDBSQLiteBackingStore was removed before 2.3 branch-off, though it is available
in 2.2.


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