another option: adodb.sf.net. and yep, i'm fully for using a db abstraction layer.
On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 3:17 PM, Robert P. J. Day <rpj...@crashcourse.ca> wrote: > > (just a warning -- as a relative newbie to PHP, i'll probably have > the occasional dumb question. just humour me.) > > i'm looking at some existing PHP code that accesses a mysql 5.0 db, > and it's coded using the mysql-specific calls: mysql_connect, > mysql_select_db, etc, etc. > > is there any reason i *wouldn't* want to rewrite that code using the > more general PEAR DB module, and use mysqli? certainly, as i read it, > using the PEAR DB module would make it easier down the road if i > suddenly decide to change the DB backend. > > anyway, any compelling arguments for or against? > > rday > -- > > > ======================================================================== > Robert P. J. Day Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA > > Linux Consulting, Training and Kernel Pedantry. > > Web page: http://crashcourse.ca > Twitter: http://twitter.com/rpjday > ======================================================================== > > -- > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php