Small. Fast. Reliable.
Choose any three.

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Here is a list of things that the core SQLite developers want to work on in the near future. These items are in no particular order.

Code

  • SAVEPOINT and nested transactions
  • Enforce foreign key constraints.
    • Omit support for deferred constraints
    • Omit support for CASCADE
  • Rewrite the VDBE to be a 3-address machine rather than a stack-based machine. DONE - version 3.5.5
  • Use merge-sort like algorithms to make large inserts into indexed tables run faster
  • Provide a new routine (perhaps called sqlite3_error_detail()) that provides enhanced information for file I/O errors.

Documentation

  • Split up the API documention into separate sections for the Core interface, Auxiliary interfaces, and interfaces used for extending SQLite.
  • Provide a requirements document
  • Provide a mapping between test cases and requirements