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Re: [0.0] Re: [0.2] getting transactions to work

From: reiner peterke <zedaardv(at)drizzle(dot)com>
To: Rod K <rod(at)23net(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-php(at)postgresql(dot)org, bedouglas(at)earthlink(dot)net
Subject: Re: [0.0] Re: [0.2] getting transactions to work
Date: 2004-07-30 16:26:40
Message-ID: 3C941D97-E245-11D8-8EE0-000A95984CA6@drizzle.com (view raw or flat)
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ok,

thanks


On 30 jul 2004, at 18.13, Rod K wrote:

> No, persistent connections will not work either.
>
> reiner peterke wrote:
>
>> well i've read about this thing called persistent connection,
>> i think it is supposed to exist in mysql also.  the idea sound like 
>> what i want. i've tried it but i didn't get any different results.  
>> but then i'm not convinced i did it right either.
>>
>> r
>>
>> On 30 jul 2004, at 17.21, bruce wrote:
>>
>>> if psgres works as mysql.... you should be able to do it...
>>>
>>> but the issue appears to be that the connection you establish with 
>>> the db in
>>> one page, is not available once you shut the page down.
>>>
>>> within mysql, there appears to be a mysqli group of functions that 
>>> are setup
>>> to accommodate transactions across multiple pages... i would 
>>> imagine/hope
>>> that the same sort of functionality is available for posgres....
>>>
>>> i'm getting close to needing the same functionality with mysql, and 
>>> i'm
>>> betting/hoping like hell that what i've just described is how 
>>> mysql/php
>>> works...
>>>
>>> -bruce
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: pgsql-php-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org
>>> [mailto:pgsql-php-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org]On Behalf Of reiner peterke
>>> Sent: Friday, July 30, 2004 8:04 AM
>>> To: Rod K
>>> Cc: pgsql-php(at)postgresql(dot)org
>>> Subject: Re: [0.2] [PHP] getting transactions to work
>>>
>>>
>>> this is meant in all honesty,
>>>
>>> then whats the point?!
>>>
>>> ok, let me put it this way.  is there no way to implement pages using
>>> transactions?
>>> otherwise it seems to kind of defeat the purpose of them.
>>>
>>> r
>>> On 30 jul 2004, at 16.57, Rod K wrote:
>>>
>>>> You are correct.  You cannot have a transaction span multiple
>>>> pages/scripts.
>>>>
>>>> reiner peterke wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> there seems to be very little info around on actually using
>>>>> transactions with postgres.  i've tried to create a page that will
>>>>> take input from a form and insert it into my database.  it works 
>>>>> if i
>>>>> just do it without transactions but when i try to use with the 
>>>>> begin
>>>>> and commit sections of code, it doesn't update the data base.  i'm
>>>>> guessing it is doing a rollback when my page loads itself again.  
>>>>> can
>>>>> anyone help me out here ?
>>>>>
>>>>> thanks
>>>>>
>>>>> r
>>>>>
>>>>> code below
>>>>>
>>>>> <html>
>>>>> <head>
>>>>> <submitle>those eyes</submitle>
>>>>> </head>
>>>>> <body>
>>>>>   <?
>>>>>   $conn = pg_connect("dbname=entish user=postgres");
>>>>>     if(!$conn)
>>>>>     {
>>>>>       print "not for the chocolate";
>>>>>       exit;
>>>>>     }
>>>>>   if ($_POST[submit])  {
>>>>>
>>>>>     $begin = pg_query("begin");
>>>>>     $isql = "insert into diety(diety,culture,gender)
>>>>>               values
>>>>> ('$_POST[diety]','$_POST[culture]','$_POST[gender]')";
>>>>>     printf("-- %s --\n",$isql);
>>>>>     $results = pg_query($isql);
>>>>>     ?>
>>>>>     <form method="post" action="<? echo $PHP_SELF?>">
>>>>>       <input type="Submit" name="action" value="commit">
>>>>>       <input type="Submit" name="action" value="rollback">
>>>>>     </form>
>>>>>     <?
>>>>>   }
>>>>>   else if(!$_POST[action]) {
>>>>>   ?>
>>>>>     <form method="post" action="<? echo $PHP_SELF?>">
>>>>>       Diety:<input type="text" name="diety"><br>
>>>>>       Culture:<input type="text" name="culture"><br>
>>>>>       Gender:<input type="text" name="gender"><br>
>>>>>       <input type="Submit" name="submit" value="enter">
>>>>>     </form>
>>>>>     <?
>>>>>   }
>>>>>   else {
>>>>>     if($_POST[action] == 'commit') {
>>>>>       echo "let me see";
>>>>>       $act = pg_query("commit");
>>>>>     }
>>>>>     else {
>>>>>       $act = pg_query("rollback");
>>>>>       }
>>>>>   }  //end if $_POST[submit]
>>>>> ?>
>>>>> </body>
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