On Mon, 2002-10-28 at 13:09, Ollivier Robert wrote:
> In article <1035364235.286.92.camel / michael.neumann.all>,
> Michael Neumann <520079130762-0001 / t-online.de> wrote:
> > That's correct. Ruby/DBI supports it, but it has not been tested enough.
> 
> Speaking of Ruby/DBI, is there any plan to support a host specification
> within the connection string w/o needing to use dbd_proxy and running
> another process ? 
> 
> Perl/DBI does support it.
> 
> e.g.
> 
> dbh = DBI.connect ("dbi:Pg:#{spamdb}:host=#{host}", "roberto", "", 
>                    'AutoCommit' => false)

This is supported in Ruby/DBI, too.
But if a host-specifier is allowed or not strongly depends on the used
database, whether or not the database accepts connections over the
network.

The driver-URL format is very close to that of Perl's DBI.

Regards,

  Michael