Think I figured it out.
m_db_conn = new Connection( db_name, host, username, pw, port);
>We have the same issue so I am also curious what the recommended approach
>From: "Bryan Seay" <bseay@stripped>
>Subject: Daemon passes wait_timeout and gets "MYSQL SERVER HAS GONE AWAY"
>Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2006 10:28:40 -0500
>I have a daemon running 24/7 that uses the mysql++ package to connect to my
>database. It works great but after it passes the wait_timeout of the
>it, of course, spits out a "MYSQL SERVER HAS GONE AWAY".
>My question is what is the correct way to deal with this? Is there some
>option I am not seeing that will make the daemon reconnect to the db if it
>fails? Or should I put a timer in my code that "pings" the database
>occasionally to keep the connection open?
>Any ideas are appreciated.