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Re^2: Are global variables "bad"?

by doom (Deacon)
on Apr 21, 2009 at 22:57 UTC ( #759139=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Are global variables "bad"?
in thread Are global variables "bad"?

Maybe I'm missing something, but how does wrapping a $dbh handle in a singleton avoid action at a distance? If you've got code flipping AutoCommit on and off don't you have the same potential problems?

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Re^3: Are global variables "bad"?
by samtregar (Abbot) on Apr 22, 2009 at 17:27 UTC
    It doesn't. I was mentioning it as a problem inherent to singletons.


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