[Biopython-dev] [Bug 2395] Need a commit in BioSQL with MySQL

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Tue Nov 20 22:50:29 UTC 2007


------- Comment #3 from biopython-bugzilla at maubp.freeserve.co.uk  2007-11-20 17:50 EST -------
I'm begining to think this isn't a bug, its just a fact of life when dealing
with transactional databases - functionality that early versions of MySQL

Either the user takes charge of the transactions, committing changes when they
see fit (e.g. after loading a file), or we enable auto-commit, or Biopython
trys to decide on its own - which risks getting it wrong.  My current
preference is for explicit commits rather than implicit commits.

Comments welcome - especially from anyone using another database engine (e.g.

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