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Re: [propel-dev] Peer::DATABASE_NAME

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Author hlellelid
Full name Hans Lellelid
Date 2007-04-03 16:11:17 PDT
Message Robert Bruce wrote:
> Hans Lellelid wrote:
>
>> Robert Bruce wrote:
>>
>>
>>> I want to reuse the generated classes for multiple databases, so
>>> effectively they exist as part of a shared library for instances of my
>>> application. However because the DATABASE_NAME constant in the Peer
>>> classes is set to the name of the database against which they were
>>> originally built, I can't (to my knowledge) dynamically use a different
>>> database.
>>>
>>>
>> Well, you effectively can change your database at runtime. The
>> DATABASE_NAME constant is simply an identifier that tells Propel "use
>> the connection info associated with that key in the configuration file".
>> The DATABASE_NAME need have no actual relationship with the actual
>> name of your database in your RDBMS.
>>
>> To change a database name (or any other properties of the connection) at
>> runtime you can use the Propel::setConnection() (I think that's a valid
>> method...) or setConfiguration().
>>
>> Does that help?
>>
>> Hans
>>
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> Okay, I understand what you are saying, wouldn't Propel::Init() also set
> the configuration? As that's the method I've used. So it's actually a
> DATASOURCE_NAME rather than a DATABASE_NAME ?
>
Yes, that's correct -- Propel::init() will work fine too, unless you
want to change it after Propel was already initialized. Yes, you're
correct this is a datasource name; thank you - that's a better term for
me to use in the future. In fact, we should probably rename that for
Propel 2.0, since this is a cause of much confusion (understandably).

Hans

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Powered by propel? Cameron Brunner <cameron dot brunner at gmail dot com> Cameron Brunner <cameron dot brunner at gmail dot com> 2007-02-16 05:47:19 PST
     Re: [propel-dev] Powered by propel? Robert Bruce <rob at tdd dot org dot uk> Robert Bruce <rob at tdd dot org dot uk> 2007-02-16 06:53:40 PST
         Re: [propel-dev] Powered by propel? hlellelid Hans Lellelid 2007-02-16 07:03:42 PST
             Re: [propel-dev] Powered by propel? Robert Bruce <rob at tdd dot org dot uk> Robert Bruce <rob at tdd dot org dot uk> 2007-02-16 08:03:56 PST
                 Re: [propel-dev] Powered by propel? Cameron Brunner <cameron dot brunner at gmail dot com> Cameron Brunner <cameron dot brunner at gmail dot com> 2007-02-16 07:05:19 PST
                     Re: [propel-dev] Powered by propel? Robert Bruce <rob at tdd dot org dot uk> Robert Bruce <rob at tdd dot org dot uk> 2007-02-16 08:09:30 PST
                         Re: [propel-dev] Powered by propel? Cameron Brunner <cameron dot brunner at gmail dot com> Cameron Brunner <cameron dot brunner at gmail dot com> 2007-02-16 07:11:14 PST
                         Re: [propel-dev] Powered by propel? hlellelid Hans Lellelid 2007-02-16 07:14:41 PST
                 Re: [propel-dev] Powered by propel? hlellelid Hans Lellelid 2007-02-16 07:15:28 PST
             Re: [propel-dev] Powered by propel? Cameron Brunner <cameron dot brunner at gmail dot com> Cameron Brunner <cameron dot brunner at gmail dot com> 2007-02-16 07:06:55 PST
                 Re: [propel-dev] Powered by propel? hlellelid Hans Lellelid 2007-02-16 07:13:31 PST
                     Re: [propel-dev] Powered by propel? Cameron Brunner <cameron dot brunner at gmail dot com> Cameron Brunner <cameron dot brunner at gmail dot com> 2007-02-16 07:14:19 PST
                         Re: [propel-dev] Powered by propel? hlellelid Hans Lellelid 2007-02-16 07:20:43 PST
                             Re: [propel-dev] Powered by propel? Cameron Brunner <cameron dot brunner at gmail dot com> Cameron Brunner <cameron dot brunner at gmail dot com> 2007-02-16 07:31:14 PST
                                 Re: [propel-dev] Powered by propel? hlellelid Hans Lellelid 2007-02-16 07:36:55 PST
                                     Re: [propel-dev] Powered by propel? Robert Bruce <rob at tdd dot org dot uk> Robert Bruce <rob at tdd dot org dot uk> 2007-02-16 08:47:38 PST
                                         Re: [propel-dev] Powered by propel? hlellelid Hans Lellelid 2007-02-16 07:55:58 PST
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                 Re: [propel-dev] Powered by propel? hlellelid Hans Lellelid 2007-02-16 14:41:00 PST
                     Re: [propel-dev] Powered by propel? Robert Bruce <rob at thirddimensiondesign dot co dot uk> Robert Bruce <rob at thirddimensiondesign dot co dot uk> 2007-02-16 15:26:45 PST
                         Re: [propel-dev] Powered by propel? hlellelid Hans Lellelid 2007-02-16 16:22:22 PST
                         Re: [propel-dev] Powered by propel? Cameron Brunner <cameron dot brunner at gmail dot com> Cameron Brunner <cameron dot brunner at gmail dot com> 2007-02-16 17:18:24 PST
                             Re: [propel-dev] Powered by propel? hlellelid Hans Lellelid 2007-02-16 17:57:01 PST
                                 Re: [propel-dev] Powered by propel? hlellelid Hans Lellelid 2007-02-16 18:01:04 PST
                                     Re: [propel-dev] Powered by propel? Cameron Brunner <cameron dot brunner at gmail dot com> Cameron Brunner <cameron dot brunner at gmail dot com> 2007-02-16 18:39:56 PST
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