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set_defbase

Name

set_defbase -- set default database name specification [DV]

Synopsis

set_defbase(database)

Parameters

database

New default database name (string/None).

Return Type

string or None

Previous default database name specification.

Exceptions

TypeError

Bad argument type, or too many arguments.

Description

set_defbase() sets the default database name for new connections. If None is supplied as parameter, environment variables will be used in future connections. It returns the previous setting for default database name.