[wp-hackers] WP and Plugins DB connection conflicts
wordpress at dd32.id.au
Tue Jun 26 13:47:19 GMT 2007
On Tue, 26 Jun 2007 23:36:27 +1000, Jennifer Hodgdon
<yahgrp at poplarware.com> wrote:
> I believe the usual thing for a plugin is to use $wpdb to do database
> queries, rather than creating its own database connections. Is there
> some reason these plugins cannot be rewritten to do that? It might mean
> adding a require() line somewhere, to make sure $wpdb has been
> initialized, but then there would be no conflict.
I think the issue arrises when a Plugin wants to access a seperate
database than Wordpress's.
I saw a Trac ticket which refered to something similar earlier actually:
the solution in the Ticket description isnt the best though.
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