MySQL timeout

Terry Judd tsj at unimelb.edu.au
Tue Jul 15 20:06:13 EDT 2008


On 16/7/08 9:51 AM, "Ken Ray" <kray at sonsothunder.com> wrote:

> 
>> Hi Ken - Nothing as fancy as that. I'm just using revOpenDatabase to get a
>> connection ID. If either I or the database are offline I get the spinning
>> pizza (Mac OSX) for a full 75 seconds before it returns a 'Can't connect to
>> Mysql' error. 
> 
> There's an environment variable called "$MYSQL_CLIENT_TIMEOUT" that you can
> set... I'm reading the value from a preference and executing:
>  
>   put gPrefsData["MySQLTimeout"] into $MYSQL_CLIENT_TIMEOUT
> 
> The timeout value is in seconds, btw...

I set it to 3 seconds but the revOpenDatabase function still blocks for 75
seconds :(

Terry...
> 
> 
> Ken Ray
> Sons of Thunder Software, Inc.
> Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
> Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/
> 
> 
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Dr Terry Judd
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