I have no database, this has to be done in PHP

- Vic

-----Original Message-----
From: Rasmus Lerdorf [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] 
Sent: Tuesday, August 13, 2002 3:05 PM
To: vic
Subject: RE: [PHP] count link clicks

> Really? That sounds more complicated than I think I need it to be,
> I use something like:
> '<a href="'.$PHP_SELF.'?add_form='.$value.'">'
> and somehow (this is what I need to know) get $value to increase in
> value as the user clicks on the link again and again...

Nope, you would be fighting race conditions forever with an approach
that.  You need an atomic way to increment a counter.  The best way to
that is to use the builtin atomicity of a database engine.


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