subject: mysql to pgsql Perl DBD shortcut

Grant Shipley gshipley at
Thu Feb 21 01:41:04 MST 2013

Being a non perl developer, I would assume they have an ORM library you could use. 


On Feb 21, 2013, at 7:58 AM, DANIEL DAVID EGLI <ddavidegli at> wrote:

> *Does anyone know of a (hacked?) Perl DBD driver that reroutes mysql calls
> to pgsql calls? I'm in process of designing a web site that will rely
> heavily on postgresql, but I also need to incorporate bugzilla which, last
> I looked, relies exclusively on mysql. I'd rather not go through the hassle
> of having two different database engines running on the same machine. So I
> figured I'd look into ways of tricking (for lack of a better term) bugzilla
> to work on pgsql. Obviously the first method is to rewrite all the bugzilla
> files. But that's a LOT of files. I figured it would be a heck of a lot
> less work to have a fake DBD::MySQL that in turn calls the function calls
> of DBD::PGSQL for each of it's functions. If anyone knows of a site I could
> download such a Perl driver for, I'd be grateful. Or a site where I could
> download a Bugzilla that is already converted to PostgreSQL would be good
> too.*
> * *
> *Thanks!*
> * *
> *--- Dan*
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