[Interest] Semi-OT: Pre-Compiled SQLite vs. building from source

David Boosalis david.boosalis at gmail.com
Sat May 19 07:34:19 CEST 2012

Qt comes with SQLite, so unless you explicitly build it out you get it for
free. I use Qt and SQLite on Windows using Visual Studio 2008, and have had
no problem implementing SQLlite.  Just make sure you ship the SQL DLL as
part of your code

On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 5:13 PM, K. Frank <kfrank29.c at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello List!
> I'm fixing to use SQLite with Qt (and will surely have more questions in
> the
> future).  My first question:  What should I be downloading to get started?
> I am currently using Qt 4.8.0-rc1 compiled with 64-bit mingw-w64 on 64-bit
> windows 7.  The SQLite site offers pre-compiled windows binaries, but I
> can't tell what they're built with or what they should be compatible with.
> The core windows binary appears to be:
>  sqlite-dll-win32-x86-3071200.zip
> Am I right that the "x86" in the name means that it's 32-bit, and
> therefore,
> regardless of what compiler it was built with, will be incompatible with my
> 64-bit Qt installation?  If so, am I right that my most practical option
> will
> be to compile by own dll from source using the same 64-bit mingw-w64
> compiler I used to build Qt?
> Separately, the SQLite site offers sqlite-shell-win32-x86-3071200.zip and
> sqlite-analyzer-win32-x86-3071200.zip.  Am I right that these are
> free-standing
> programs that read (and write) the SQLite database files, and as such, will
> be compatible with my Qt installation, regardless of how they were
> compiled?
> (Although if I have to build the SQLite dll anyway, it would presumably be
> no
> big deal to build these two free-standing programs, as well.)
> And, of course, any other pointers for using SQLite with Qt would be
> welcome.
> Thanks.
> K. Frank
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