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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: Re: Timeouts
Date: Jan 3 2003 7:06PM

On Fri, 2003-01-03 at 10:57, wrote:
> Quoting Michael Peppler :
> Sorry about that. Hit the wrong button...
> > I see what you mean - if you want to place a very short timeout on
> > something then it may cause problems for other apps in the same process.
> > Using separate contexts would be possible, however. Though that may
> > imply a fair amount of work in DBD::Sybase...
> Sounds like you would have to replace every reference to the global context 
> with a function call that returns the context used to create the instance in 
> question. And you'd have to plugin some syntax to the connect call to say "use 
> a new context" or "use this specific" context.
> Sounds way ugly to me.

It's not ideal - and Sybase usually recommends sharing a context between
connections, so I don't know if that could cause other problems.

> Since I opened Pandora's box on this one, let me do the leg-work on determining 
> how much work this might entail.

Thanks :-)

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