Database connectivity for the Lua programming language


LuaSQL 2.4.0 [30/Oct/2018]
  • Added support in MySQL driver for opening a connection based on a Unix socket (thanks to rafis)
  • Added connection ping method (thanks to rafis)
  • Added Makefile for mingw (thanks to watercoldyi)
  • Bug correction on retrieving varchar2 data (thanks to David Gao)
LuaSQL 2.3.5 [23/Feb/2017]
  • Added some bug corrections and tested with Lua versions 5.1, 5.2 and 5.3 (only Postgres, MySQL and SQLite were tested by the time of the launch)
LuaSQL 2.3.4 [30/Oct/2016]
  • Bug correction in Postgres driver: escaping string bigger than the default buffer are now correctly handled
LuaSQL 2.3.3 [16/May/2016]
  • Bug correction in Postgres driver: generating error message after failed connection (thanks to seanpringle)
LuaSQL 2.3.2 [14/May/2016]
  • Bug correction in Postgres driver: freeing memory after failed connection opening (thanks to seanpringle)
LuaSQL 2.3.1 [28/Mar/2016]
  • Improvement on the Postgres driver to avoid the need of compiler support of dynamic array allocation
LuaSQL 2.3.0 [23/May/2012]
  • Added support to compile the drivers for all Lua 5.X versions (only Postgres, MySQL and SQLite were tested by the time of the launch)
  • Correction on MySQL implementation to honor the close of the cursor when the last row is returned
  • Drivers:
    • Postgres: tested with versions 8.4 and 9.1
    • MySQL: tested with version 5.1
    • SQLite3: tested with version 3.6
    • Firebird: compiled but not tested
    • SQLite: adapted but not compiled
    • ODBC: adapted but not compiled
    • Oracle/OCI8: adapted but not compiled
    • ADO: nothing changed
    • JDBC: nothing changed
LuaSQL 2.2.0 [??/??/200?]
  • Added Firebird driver
  • Added LuaRocks specifications
  • escape method added to some drivers
  • getlastautoid method added to MySQL driver
  • fetch method now closes the cursor when there is no more rows to retrieve
  • Uniformization of method's return values on all drivers
LuaSQL 2.1.1 [29/Oct/2007]
  • Fixed a bug in the SQLite3 error handling (patch by David Burgess)
  • Fixed bug [#1770] for SQLite 3 (found by Enrico Tassi, patch by Marc Nijdam)
  • Fixed bug [#1834] for SQLite 3 (found by Savin Zlobec, patch by Marc Nijdam)
LuaSQL 2.1.0 [29/Aug/2007]
  • Added support for SQLite 3
  • Bug correction: freeing PGresults in the Postgres driver (thanks to Michael Broughton)
  • Corrected memory leak when no cursor created (thanks to Klaus Ripke)
  • Corrected bug avoiding duplicate access to stack
LuaSQL 2.0.2 [26/Jun/2006]
  • numrows method added to MySQL driver.
  • Added a config for the makefile.
  • Added configuration for the UnixODBC driver.
  • Bug fixes to the SQLite driver (bug found by Mike Petersen).
  • Bug fixes to the JDBC, OCI8 and ADO drivers.
  • Improved tests.
  • Updated documentation.
LuaSQL 2.0.1 [02/Jun/2005]
  • Bug fixes to the ODBC driver.
LuaSQL 2.0.0 [22/Mar/2005]
  • Added ADO driver and some bug fixes to the ODBC driver.
LuaSQL 2.0 Beta 3 [23/Dec/2004]
  • Minor bug fixes.
LuaSQL 2.0 Beta 2 [26/Nov/2004]
  • Bug fixes
  • New SQLite and JDBC drivers
  • LuaSQL now follows the package model for Lua 5.1 (see Installation section for more details).
LuaSQL 2.0 Beta [10/Nov/2003]

Changes from previous versions

Version 2.x has some design changes and implementation improvements compared to version 1.0:

  • New fetch method: more eficient and more flexible
  • New setautocommit method
  • Lua 5.0 and 5.1 compatible
  • Dynamically loadable or statically linked
  • New drivers for Oracle and MySQL databases




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