[Phpmyadmin-devel] about drizzle.dbi.lib.php

Dieter Adriaenssens dieter.adriaenssens at gmail.com
Sat Nov 12 00:06:36 CET 2011

2011/11/12 Piotr Przybylski <piotr.prz at gmail.com>:
> 2011/11/11 Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info>:
>> Piotr,
>> In this file I read:
>> ================
>> WARNING - EXPERIMENTAL, never use in production, drizzle module
>> segfaults often and when you least expect it to
>> * TODO: This file and drizzle-wrappers.lib.php should be devoid of any
>> segault related hacks.
>>  * TODO: Crashing versions of drizzle module and/or libdrizzle should
>> be blacklisted
>> ================
>> Taking this warning into account, what's your opinion about releasing
>> Drizzle support in 3.5.0?
> Drizzle works well with MySQL protocol, so we can officially support it.
> As for Drizzle-specific dbi file, I think it should stay where it is
> and be released. For now undocumented so that people who don't know
> what they are doing don't spam us that Drizzle crashes their server.
> It generally works, but with a little hack that I placed in
> drizzle-wrappers.lib.php (flushing in shutdown function) due to
> Apache/PHP segfaulting after most requests. When somebody fixes PHP
> extension it should be safe to remove all warnings and just use it
> (appropriate bug reports are filed and by now known by Drizzle
> developers [1]).
> [1] https://bugs.launchpad.net/drizzle-php-ext


This is what I mentioned to one of the drizzle developers at the
summit. They are aware now of the php drizzle extension being buggy
and will work on it.

Only this extension is unstable. When using the mysql and mysqli
extension support for drizzle works well.

Kind regards,


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Dieter Adriaenssens

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