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PostgreSQL: elj database interface


This is the elj interface to the PostgresSQL database.

PostgreSQL is a sophisticated Object-Relational DBMS, supporting almost all SQL constructs, including subselects, transactions, and user-defined types and functions. It is the most advanced open-source database available anywhere.


Documentation for the moment is limited to the source code:

and an example:

Note: For win32 users we provide the appropriate dll (libpq.dll) and lib (libpq.lib) files to work with the postgres interface:

For Linux users (for the moment), you will need to download postgres and compile for your system (alternatively it may already be configured to your system).

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