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Async Twisted MySQL Client Protocol, with thanks to Habnabit

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README
Twisted MySQL Protocol implementation v0.4

With thanks to _habnabit for the intial code (which did the vast majority of
the heavy lifting) and his qbuf library, and Dev0n for DATETIME and
affected_rows support on the result of a runOperation.

PREREQUISITES:

    * qbuf (a Python C-extension)

FEATURES:
    * Connects lazily to MySQL and disconnects if the connection is left
      idle longer than idle_timeout
    * Reconnects on errors when there are pending queries (including
      user-configurable errors with temporary_error_strings=[...] in the
      constructor)
    * Now has unit tests
    * Support escaping arguments with '%s' style syntax
    * Actually use the database=foo argument passed into the constructor
      (need to set CLIENT_* flag)
    * Code comments, and a lot of tidying up
    * Fixed insidious bug relating to disconnection which resulted
      in corrupt/duplicated results getting sent on the wrong deferreds
    * MySQL DATETIME fields now show up correctly (XXXX-XX-XX XX:XX:XX).
    * When a runOperation is called, the deferred now returns the a dictionary
      with the following:
        - {'insert_id': int, 'affected_rows': int, 'message': str,
           'warning_count': int, 'server_status': int}

TODO:

    * Transaction support
    * Stored queries
    * Connection pool
    * DBAPI support - see http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0249/
    * Test against more than just the version of MySQL 5.1 which happened
      to be installed on my ThinkPad :-)


EXAMPLE USAGE:

import sys

from twisted.internet import reactor, defer
from twisted.python import log

from txmysql import client

log.startLogging(sys.stdout)

def example():
    conn = client.MySQLConnection('127.0.0.1', 'root', secrets.MYSQL_ROOT_PASS,
            idle_timeout=120, connect_timeout=30)
    # This gets remembered and re-run if the connection needs reconnection
    d = conn.selectDb("foo")
    def selectedDb(ignored):
        return conn.runOperation("insert into bar set baz='bash'")
    d.addCallback(selectedDb)
    def doneInsert(ignored):
        return conn.runQuery("select * from bar")
    d.addCallback(doneInsert)
    def gotResult(data):
        print repr(data)
    d.addCallback(gotResult)
    def handleFailure(reason):
        # reason can be a MySQLError with message, errno, sqlstate, query
        print reason
    d.addErrback(handleFailure)
    return d

if __name__ == "__main__":
    reactor.callWhenRunning(example)
    reactor.run()


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