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Re: WL#202: Extend progress reporting
Let me add that the reason I am asking is that for us (MONyog in particular)
it would be interesting to support it. To do so will we need to replace the
client library/C-API to the one shipped with MariaDB 5.3?
On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 16:02, Peter Laursen <peter_laursen@xxxxxxxxxx>wrote:
> The question is whether you can compile your own client(s) with this
> option. In other words 'add to the list'. I am not a coder so I do not
> understand the full details of the document. I just do not find a clear
> statement in plain words (not code) that a client may be built with this
> option in addition to the 2 that ship with MariaDB 5.3 and what the
> requirements are.
> BTW: *Webyog* is NOT a *client*. It is a *company. Clients *are *SQLyog*
> and *MONyog* (and the latter is actually also a *server* at the same time!
> On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 15:46, Sergei Golubchik <serg@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi, Peter!
>> On Jun 30, Peter Laursen wrote:
>> > I did already. And it reads
>> > Clients that supports progress reporting:
>> > * The mysql command line client, starting from version 15.0 (comes
>> > with MariaDB 5.3).
>> > * mytop which comes with MariaDB 5.3 has a '%' column that shows the
>> > progress.
>> > It does not list the C-API. maybe you should add "Clients compiled with
>> > C-API as shipped with MariaDB 5.3+ provided that ... ". It it not all
>> > the command line supports that is suppored in API (examples:
>> > and SOURCE statement for instance) so listing CLI does not necessary.
>> I'm not sure I understand.
>> To show progress report information, a *client* needs to support it -
>> not just the *API*. From all the clients, only mysql command line client
>> and mytop support this at the moment. And the page says it.
>> C-API itself is not a "client", as far as I can see it, it's an API.
>> For example, Webyog is a client.
>> > On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 13:29, Sergei Golubchik <serg@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> > > On Jun 30, Peter Laursen wrote:
>> > > > I understand that this is implemented in the command line client,
>> > > > but what about the C-API (and what other connectors you may
>> > > > distribute)?
>> I think I misunderstood your question. I'm sorry.
>> You mean "whether C-API supports progress reporting" - and the answer is
>> "yes, absolutely".
>> But originally I thought you were asking "what is the C-API or this
>> feature, how one can add progress reporting support to his MySQL
>> client". And the answer was
>> > > See http://kb.askmonty.org/en/progress-reporting
>> because, indeed, the API is described there, in the Knowledge Base.