[CDBI] Does Class::DBI require hash-based objects?

Matt S Trout dbix-class at trout.me.uk
Tue Jan 3 19:49:59 GMT 2006

On Tue, Jan 03, 2006 at 07:12:48PM +0000, Steven Mackenzie wrote:
> Jesse Sookne wrote:
> >
> > Does Class::DBI require that its subclasses (application base classes
> > as described in the Class::DBI doc) use hash-based objects?
> >
> I've been adding attributes to Class::DBI objects using the "inside out"
> classes/hashes described in Perl Best Practices. I haven't seen any
> conflict with the hash based attributes used in the CDBI part of the
> hierarchy, though I don't actually use Class::Std, just the technique
> described in that book.

WARNING: using the refaddr value as the inside-out key is *not* threadsafe.

Hence why I don't use Contextual::Return, cute though it is.

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