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From:BAUMEISTER Alexandre Date:July 16 1999 3:12pm
Subject:Re[2]: mysql_ping() problem
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>> >  So  I  though that Mysql_ping() should not hang. If the server can't
>> >  be touch, shouldn't the connection be considered as down ? Shouldn't
>> >  Mysql_ping() attempt a reconnection ?

einne> my solution to this was to set an alarm (with an appropriate timeout)
einne> before calling mysql_ping, and disconnect/try reconnecting in the signal
einne> handler.

einne> this works from perl DBI as well, i'm currently using this method in a 
einne> few of my scripts.

  Thanks for the tip.

  Shouldn't  Mysql_ping()  do  that  on  it's own ? It would be really
  great and would simplify things.

  Alex.


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