(PHP 3 <= 3.0.18, PHP 4 >= 4.0.0)

msql_pconnect -- Open persistent mSQL connection


int msql_pconnect (string [server], string [username], string [password])

Returns a positive mSQL persistent link identifier on success, or FALSE on error.

msql_pconnect() acts very much like msql_connect() with two major differences.

First, when connecting, the function would first try to find a (persistent) link that's already open with the same host. If one is found, an identifier for it will be returned instead of opening a new connection.

Second, the connection to the SQL server will not be closed when the execution of the script ends. Instead, the link will remain open for future use (msql_close() will not close links established by msql_pconnect()).

This type of links is therefore called 'persistent'.