(PHP 4, PHP 5)
ibase_pconnect — Open a persistent connection to an InterBase database
([ string $database
[, string $username
[, string $password
[, string $charset
[, int $buffers
[, int $dialect
[, string $role
[, int $sync
ibase_pconnect() acts very much like
ibase_connect() with two major differences.
First, when connecting, the function will first try to find a (persistent)
link that's already opened with the same parameters. If one is found, an
identifier for it will be returned instead of opening a new connection.
Second, the connection to the InterBase server will not be closed when the
execution of the script ends. Instead, the link will remain open for
future use (ibase_close() will not close links
established by ibase_pconnect()). This type of link is
therefore called 'persistent'.
argument has to be a valid path to
database file on the server it resides on. If the server is not local,
it must be prefixed with either 'hostname:' (TCP/IP), '//hostname/'
(NetBEUI) or 'hostname@' (IPX/SPX), depending on the connection
The user name. Can be set with the
ibase.default_user php.ini directive.
The password for username
. Can be set with the
ibase.default_password php.ini directive.
is the default character set for a
is the number of database buffers to
allocate for the server-side cache. If 0 or omitted, server chooses
its own default.
selects the default SQL dialect for any
statement executed within a connection, and it defaults to the highest
one supported by client libraries. Functional only with InterBase 6
Functional only with InterBase 5 and up.
Returns an InterBase link identifier on success, or FALSE on error.
parameters were added