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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: Re: after 5000 dbe deletes, internal directory control layer error
Date: Mar 28 2001 11:48PM
Roleigh Martin writes:
> We have a DBI perl program that after about 5,000 deletes we get this
> error message -- something similar happened with another program that did
> about 5,000 updates. The update program worked around the problem by
> removing use of the second database handle. The program logic basically
> has a parent SQL select command that uses one database handle to get a
> list of unique index keys of records to update, then inside a while fetchrow
> next record loop, it does the update or delete for only one database record
> at a time to minimize database locking.
Is the select and the delete on the same table? If so you have the
perfect recepy for deadlocks....
> This is the error message:
> DBD::Sybase::db prepare failed: OpenClient message: LAYER = (6) ORIGIN = (8)
> SEVERITY = (5) NUMBER = (1) Message String: ct_connect(): directory service
> layer: internal directory control layer error: There was an error encountered
> while binding to the directory service.
> Do you know what could be causing this error message?
My guess is that you are openeing new connections without being aware
of it, and after a while all memory is exhausted (or something like
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