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From Teja <t...@synapse.ws>
Subject Re: check if DB exists already?
Date Fri, 10 Aug 2007 12:49:10 GMT

Brenty, Kathy
Thanks a lot for your time. I will do as suggested.

Teja wrote:
> 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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