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From Teja <t...@synapse.ws>
Subject Re: check if DB exists already?
Date Thu, 09 Aug 2007 21:09:27 GMT

If the database doesn't exist, I need to initalize it, create some tables and
stuff... What should I do instead?


Daniel John Debrunner-2 wrote:
> 
> Teja wrote:
>> How do I check if the database exists already? I know create=true in the
>> connection url creates if db doesn't exist and throws a SQLWarning if
>> exists
>> already, but is there a way to know for sure that a database exists
>> already
>> before connecting?
> 
> Why not just attempt a connection? What do you gain by knowing if the 
> database exists or not?
> 
> Dan.
> 
> 

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