[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [jfw] Joomla PDO Database Driver

I use Sqlite for testing, and it's being used in the Database tests and in Jooma CMS tests too, it's really handy.

By the way, did you manage to use Doctrine with table prefix (Joomla style)? While it works for me when creating entities and updating table schema, it doesn't when going other way around, I'm getting double-prefixed table names.

see my DoctrineServiceProvider.

On Sunday, April 6, 2014 9:23:39 AM UTC+2, Herman Peeren wrote:
I want to extend it to a pdo-mysql driver for Joomla.

I use Doctrine ORM in Joomla. The Doctrine DBAL uses PDO. I had no problem to use their pdo_mysql driver besides the mysqli-driver the rest of the Joomla system in which my extensions run, BUT I've read some reports of it giving problems (mainly "native" mysql not operating correctly immediately after having used the pdo_mysql connection). Last year, at JAB13, some people (Nicholas from Akeeba and Matthias from Kunena) mentioned those same problems. Although I didn't encounter those problems myself in production environments, one of which is running with that double database connection for 2 and a half years now, I don't completely like the double database connection, the pdo_mysql for my extensions and mysqli for the rest of Joomla.  Therefore I'm now investigating in two ways: 1. to use a pdo_mysql connection (which has greatly improved over the years and is not worse than "native" mysqli-driver anymore. It is BTW also used in Drupal). Therefore I'd have to make a pdo_mysql-driver for Joomla  2. to rewrite the Joomla CMS core components using Doctrine, not using the Joomla Database and Model classes at all. I'll present the work I've done on it at JAB14 (nice to meet you then Don): http://jandbeyond.org/program/sessions/next-generation-joomla.html

Anyone using Oracle or Sqlite with the Joomla Database package at the moment? As those drivers extend from the PDO-driver. Do I understand it correctly that although those drivers are shipped with this package, they are not supported? Read something vague like that in the tracker.

On Saturday, 5 April 2014 23:53:28 UTC+2, Don Gilbert wrote:
Some of the other core drivers extend it, so it is being used. Do you want to refactor / improve it?

Framework source code: https://github.com/joomla/joomla-framework
Visit http://developer.joomla.org for more information about developing with Joomla!
You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Joomla! Framework Development" group.
To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to joomla-dev-framework+unsubscribe AT googlegroups.com.
Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/joomla-dev-framework.