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  • DBD::SQLite (Score:4, Informative)

    by Matts (1087) on 2002.06.26 15:22 (#10028) Journal
    If you want something light (i.e. no external dependancies) like DBD::CSV, but that gives you more powerful SQL features (like auto-increment), check out DBD::SQLite. It's also probably faster than MySQL (and most certainly faster than CSV).
  • If, for some reason, you do get stuck using a CSV database, you can check out my CSV database validation [] program. It will allow you to create a CSV database and validate unique fields, foreign key constraints, and simple data types. You can even use a regex for a data type.

    The only limitation that I'm aware of is that it validates a database, but as a "one-time" thing. Thus, you can't use it at run time (though I'm sure it could be hacked...). I think it's great for testing CSV applications. Put your