[Twisted-Python] OT - adbapi, connection timeouts, mysql - OT

Phil Christensen phil at bubblehouse.org
Tue Aug 25 11:29:32 EDT 2009

On Aug 25, 2009, at 11:25 AM, Phil Mayers wrote:
> Phil Christensen wrote:
>> Honestly, I have never actually solved it. I pretty much only write
>> webapps these days, so when a ConnectionLost happens, it just
>> propagates up the stack and displays an error to the user. Not ideal,
>> by any means.
> It's hard to apply in the general case, but I like the way Zope  
> handles
> this using the per-request transaction machinery.
> Basically, if any processing generates a "retry"able exception, all
> transactions attached to the request are rolled back and the entire
> request re-submitted.

That's definitely the preferable solution, but an additional problem  
is you still can't use transactions with MyISAM-backed tables.

Yeah yeah, we should be using postgres, sqllite, or even InnoDB ;-)

Of course sometimes that's just not an option...


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