Re: Rake calling SQL script files
- Just FYI - I don't know that "this guy" is being mysterious... he's the owner of this "agileDatabases" Y! group and one of the authors of Refactoring Databases. Maybe he didn't think he needed an introduction ;)
Oh, and he is also a programmer :)
--- In agileDatabases@yahoogroups.com, Curt Sampson <cjs@...> wrote:
> On 2009-11-05 23:36 +0100 (Thu), Willem Bogaerts wrote:
> > I know nothing about Rake....
> Rake, in its essentials, is just a Ruby library with a few functions to
> help deal with building dependencies. Sort of an internal Ruby DSL for
> "make"-like tasks, if you will.
> > ...but if you can define a "shell" task or
> > something, you could fire up the command-line client for your database.
> I really would avoid doing that. When you've got direct and easy access
> within the language, going through a command-line client can only add
> > It is no rocket science, so it should be easily translated into Ruby if
> > necessary.
> Keep in mind this guy, as far as I can tell (he's a bit mysterious about
> his background and knowledge level) is not a programmer at all.
> Curt Sampson <cjs@...> +81 90 7737 2974
> Functional programming in all senses of the word: