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From Dave Rolsky <>
Subject Re: passing an object to a handler
Date Wed, 02 Oct 2002 20:48:48 GMT
On Wed, 2 Oct 2002, william ross wrote:

> I did have it set up that way at one point. it worked quite nicely as
> long as I made the singleton in a subclass of the main Factory (which
> might be shared by several applications with different configurations).
> i gave up on it in the end because it seemed a bit overheated, but if
> you approve, i shall reconsider.

I'm not quite following you.  Overheated?

> so, rehearsing: all it should take is a Factory::Subclass->new(config
> blah) in the startup script and a Factory::Subclass->instance() in the
> handler? it does sound good if you put it like that.
> incidentally I made the singleton like this (yes, more poop):
> use base qw (Class::DBI::Factory Class::Singleton);
> ...
> sub _new_instance { shift->new(@_) }
> but it felt rather naughty to subclass the private _new_instance. if
> anyone knows a better way, I'd be very glad to hear it.

Check out Class::Singleton.


we await the New Sun

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