[fdo-dev] dbi_* functions

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Tue Aug 22 10:05:08 EDT 2006

Brent Robinson wrote:
> A lot of the DBI functions in DbiConnection.cpp were kept around for the
> earlier stages of when GenericRdbms was created. Since a lot of the code
> was taken from the Oracle provider, the calls were kept around to allow
> GenericRdbms to compile.


OK, I understand it.

> INVOKE_DBI_FUNC is defined to throw an exception.

Yes, I've seen this macro.

> As we activated more GenericRdbms code, any calls to dbi needed
> to be replaced by something else.
> The exceptions provided a reminder if we missed anything. 

I see.

> Now that GenericRdbms is more mature, we might be at the point where
> these dbi calls can be removed from GenericRdbms. However, it would take
> a bit of investigation to see how much work would be involved.

For me, the most important is to know if I need to
re-implement any of these calls for PostGIS
or I can safely ignore them.
So, as Barbara told me, I can ignore these dbi_* calls.

Mateusz Loskot

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