[CDBI] Re: Apps using Class::DBI

Perrin Harkins perrin at elem.com
Wed Mar 29 19:34:36 BST 2006

On Wed, 2006-03-29 at 13:24 -0500, Christopher H. Laco wrote:
> First, there's the threading/forking issues of CDBI based projects, esp.
> when it comes to preloading in things like Apache/ModPerl. DBIC is more
> thread/fork friendly out of the box.

This is partly my fault for not getting my Ima::DBI fix onto CPAN yet.
I'll try to do something about that Real Soon.

> Transactions. It's possible in CDBI, but it's hackish at best. DBIC is
> built wwith then in mind, instead of as an afterthought.

Could you give an example?  I always thought of transactions as pretty
much orthogonal to Class::DBI.  What's different about them in

- Perrin

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