[Chicago-talk] perl DBI ?

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at stonehenge.com
Wed Mar 16 10:37:09 PST 2005

>>>>> "Richard" == Richard Reina <richard at rushlogistics.com> writes:

Richard>   However, not only would
Richard> it mean row level locking as more than one user would
Richard> need to be updating the table eventhough they are all
Richard> working on diff. transactions.,

Not sure what that means.  All records belonging to a user will
have a specific transaction ID distinct from any other row.

That's a transparent situation, I presume.  There's never be two
different processes both asking for a row with trans_id = 123, for

So why have you listed this as a negative?

Richard>  it would just seem
Richard> much cleaner to compile the data for the transaction
Richard> as it's own table and discard it when the transaction
Richard> is done.

Any application that alter the schema on the fly is suspect.

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