Subject Re: [firebird-php] Re: drupal 7 eror
Author Lester Caine
marius adrian popa wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 12:43 PM, Lester Caine <lester@...> wrote:
>> marius adrian popa wrote:
>>>>> Marius - how are you finding pdo_firebird working? I ask because we are
>>>>> currently trying to work out what does and does not work as part of a
>>>>> drive to get PDO2 soted and targets created ;)
>>>> some basic stuff works but still i have some issues with the drupal
>>>> Now i will try to make it work with pdo1 , for pdo2 i have said that
>>>> first we need to fix the bugs in 1 and after that
>>>> we should go to pdo2 , maybe we can borrow some stuff from jdbc / ruby ...
>>> php active record looks interesting , i have used something similar in cakephp
>> Well it might be if it did not use PDO ;)
> Now i have seen it

PDO::ATTR_STRINGIFY_FETCHES => true will apparently return blobs as
strings rather than streams, but I've not had time to try yet :(

>> I think that there needs to be some agreement in the PHP camp as to just
>> what PDO is supposed to be. People are 'developing' the generic drivers
>> with all sorts of new features, and then expecting PDO to support them
>> where in reality the feature should simply be part of PDO. AsyncQuery is
>> an example. It's being developed in the MySQL driver, but it's pure PHP,
>> so could just as easily work with any database, and even cross database
>> if the time was spent developing it in PDO instead ....
>> the PDO development list IS trying to come up with a roadmap and sort
>> out what needs fixing in the current version, but already there are
>> discussions on the side about the next version and how it should change!
> I guess we can continue the discussion there :)

I think if PDO *IS* going to become the replacement for all generic
drivers then it needs input from more than just MySQL and PostgeSQL users ;)

Lester Caine - G8HFL
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