MDB::connect()

MDB::connect() – connects to database

Synopsis

require_once 'MDB.php';

object MDB::connect ( string $dsn , boolean $options = false )

Description

Creates a new MDB connection object and connect to the specified database

Parameter

string $dsn

Data Source Name. See the "DSN" section for further information.

boolean $options

If $options is TRUE the connection will be persistent (requires support by database driver). Default is FALSE. In future releases, this parameter will be an array and take different options depending on the database.

Return value

object - the created MDB connection object, or a MDB_Error object on error.

Throws

Possible PEAR_Error values
Error code Error message Reason Solution
MDB_ERROR_NOT_FOUND NULL The database specific class was not found. Check the $dsn and make sure to have an complete installation of the MDB-package and that you database is supported by MDB.

Note

This function should be called statically.

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Last updated: Tue, 02 Sep 2014 — Download Documentation
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