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Last updated: Tue, 19 Sep 2006




(no version information, might be only in CVS)

maxdb->options -- Set options


Procedural style:

bool maxdb_options ( resource link, int option, mixed value )

Object oriented style (method)

class maxdb {

bool options ( int option, mixed value )


maxdb_options() can be used to set extra connect options and affect behavior for a connection.

This function may be called multiple times to set several options.

maxdb_options() should be called after maxdb_init() and before maxdb_real_connect().

The parameter option is the option that you want to set, the value is the value for the option. For detailed description of the options see http://dev.mysql.com/doc/maxdb/ The parameter option can be one of the following values:

Table 1. Valid options

MAXDB_COMPNAMEThe component name used to initialise the SQLDBC runtime environment.
MAXDB_APPLICATIONThe application to be connected to the database.
MAXDB_APPVERSIONThe version of the application.
MAXDB_UNICODE TRUE, if the connection is an unicode (UCS2) client or FALSE, if not.
MAXDB_TIMEOUT The maximum allowed time of inactivity after which the connection to the database is closed by the system.
MAXDB_ISOLATIONLEVEL Specifies whether and how shared locks and exclusive locks are implicitly requested or released.
MAXDB_PACKETCOUNT The number of different request packets used for the connection.
MAXDB_STATEMENTCACHESIZE The number of prepared statements to be cached for the connection for re-use.
MAXDB_CURSORPREFIX The prefix to use for result tables that are automatically named.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Last updated: Tue, 19 Sep 2006