MySQL lite password

Andrew Kluthe andrew at ctech.me
Sat Feb 21 18:29:29 CET 2015


That's interesting, Pete. Good catch.

On Fri, Feb 20, 2015 at 5:02 PM, Peter Haworth <pete at lcsql.com> wrote:

> Hi Andrew,
> Turns out SQLite added a user authentication extension in 10/2014 that
> requires a password to access an SQLite database but it's not part of the
> SQLite library provided with Livecode.  It has to be compiled into the
> source and a compile time flag set to enable it
>
> See http://www.sqlite.org/src/doc/trunk/ext/userauth/user-auth.txt
>
> I recently added a QCC request to update the SQLite library which is now
> about 8 months and several releases old, including the addition of this
> feature.
>
> On Fri Feb 20 2015 at 1:39:32 PM Andrew Kluthe <andrew at ctech.me> wrote:
>
> > Unfortunately, for a SQLite file there isn't really any built in
> > authentication/permissions features.
> >
> > With using only live code your only real option is to encrypt the entire
> > file either using built in encrypt/decrypt commands or shell out to
> > something that can.
> >
> > Kind regards,
> >
> > Andrew
> > On Feb 20, 2015 1:53 PM, "JB" <sundown at pacifier.com> wrote:
> >
> > > What is the proper way to add a password to
> > > a MySQL lite database?
> > >
> > > John Balgenorth
> > >
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Andrew Kluthe
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