rlm_sqlippool Question

Richard J Palmer richard at merula.net
Sat Apr 6 22:36:41 CEST 2019

HI Alan

The current code has


Microsoft chose to have 'BEGIN TRANSACTION'

Thanks for the confirmation that this can be in the config - not 
needing to edit source that is much better - sorry I missed that bit - 
reading the code again it seems obvious ...

I'll do some more testing but this seems to be working very well ...

Thanks again


On Saturday 06/04/2019 at 9:10 pm, Alan DeKok  wrote:
> On Apr 6, 2019, at 3:54 PM, Richard J Palmer <richard at merula.net> 
> wrote:
>> I am getting somewhere
>    Sounds good.
>> There's actually a couple of other changes - One in the source code - 
>> one for the queries.
>> I have it running in theory and will test and come back on this one 
>> soon....
>> With the source code - the issue I found was the Transaction code was 
>> different in Mssql to mysql - The start / end transaction calls seem 
>> to be hard coded - so for now I have tweaked the code to send the MS 
>> SQL commit functions - BUT I suspect that may be better as a config 
>> setting ?
>    The transaction code should be pretty common: start transaction, do 
> work, end transaction.  And all of those SQL statements can go into 
> the configuration files.
>    e.g. having "allocate_commit = COMMIT" in the source is just a 
> default.  If you need a different statement for commit, just put 
> "allocate_commit = whatever" into the configuration files.  No source 
> code changes required.
>    What's different about the MS-SQL commit functions?
>> I am going to test this 'in anger' now so we get accounting data for a 
>> few test accounts and make sure things look OK...
>> Once working would you like a copy of the code changes / working 
>> queries to apply to the code ?
>    Yes.  Probably only one file with the queries is needed.
>    Alan DeKok.
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