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From Bojan Smojver <bo...@rexursive.com>
Subject Re: mod_dbd and multiple database connections
Date Wed, 08 Mar 2006 21:47:51 GMT
Quoting Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>:

> Well, that's an option.  But wouldn't it perhaps be more elegant
> to use a container?
> <DBDConnection alias>
> 	DBDriver	foo
> 	DBDParams "......"
> 	etc
> </DBDConnection>
>
> And if the container is optional, we have back-compatibility for free.

Nice one. Never crossed my mind...

> That's fine.  Or it could just be an apr array, on the premise that it's
> not going to grow so big as to make linear lookup a problem.

Yeah, it could. I'm guessing people will have a few of these per VH at 
the most.

> AFAICS only dbd_open and dbd_[c]acquire would require an extra arg.
> But back-compatibility at the API level would be a Good Thing.

Wouldn't ap_dbd_prepare also need to know which database connection to pick?

-- 
Bojan

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