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Postgresql: Allow setting of any libpq connection parameters

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larskanis committed Jan 3, 2012
1 parent b627923 commit 8ee6406acc67aa721127d69486bf8e244ea6d576
Showing with 23 additions and 17 deletions.
  1. +23 −17 activerecord/lib/active_record/connection_adapters/postgresql_adapter.rb
@@ -11,20 +11,19 @@ module ConnectionHandling
# Establishes a connection to the database that's used by all Active Record objects
def postgresql_connection(config) # :nodoc:
config = config.symbolize_keys
- host = config[:host]
- port = config[:port] || 5432
- username = config[:username].to_s if config[:username]
- password = config[:password].to_s if config[:password]
- if config.key?(:database)
- database = config[:database]
- else
- raise ArgumentError, "No database specified. Missing argument: database."
- end
+ # Forward any unused config params to PGconn.connect.
+ conn_params = config.except(:statement_limit, :encoding, :min_messages,
+ :schema_search_path, :schema_order,
+ :adapter, :pool, :wait_timeout)
+
+ # Map ActiveRecords param names to PGs.
+ conn_params[:user] = conn_params.delete(:username) if conn_params[:username]
+ conn_params[:dbname] = conn_params.delete(:database) if conn_params[:database]
# The postgres drivers don't allow the creation of an unconnected PGconn object,
# so just pass a nil connection object for the time being.
- ConnectionAdapters::PostgreSQLAdapter.new(nil, logger, [host, port, nil, nil, database, username, password], config)
+ ConnectionAdapters::PostgreSQLAdapter.new(nil, logger, conn_params, config)
end
end
@@ -226,22 +225,29 @@ def self.extract_value_from_default(default)
end
end
- # The PostgreSQL adapter works both with the native C (http://ruby.scripting.ca/postgres/) and the pure
- # Ruby (available both as gem and from http://rubyforge.org/frs/?group_id=234&release_id=1944) drivers.
+ # The PostgreSQL adapter works with the native C (https://bitbucket.org/ged/ruby-pg) driver.
#
# Options:
#
- # * <tt>:host</tt> - Defaults to "localhost".
+ # * <tt>:host</tt> - Defaults to a Unix-domain socket in /tmp. On machines without Unix-domain sockets,
+ # the default is to connect to localhost.
# * <tt>:port</tt> - Defaults to 5432.
- # * <tt>:username</tt> - Defaults to nothing.
- # * <tt>:password</tt> - Defaults to nothing.
- # * <tt>:database</tt> - The name of the database. No default, must be provided.
+ # * <tt>:username</tt> - Defaults to be the same as the operating system name of the user running the application.
+ # * <tt>:password</tt> - Password to be used if the server demands password authentication.
+ # * <tt>:database</tt> - Defaults to be the same as the user name.
# * <tt>:schema_search_path</tt> - An optional schema search path for the connection given
# as a string of comma-separated schema names. This is backward-compatible with the <tt>:schema_order</tt> option.
# * <tt>:encoding</tt> - An optional client encoding that is used in a <tt>SET client_encoding TO
# <encoding></tt> call on the connection.
# * <tt>:min_messages</tt> - An optional client min messages that is used in a
# <tt>SET client_min_messages TO <min_messages></tt> call on the connection.
+ #
+ # Any further options are used as connection parameters to libpq. See
+ # http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/static/libpq-connect.html for the
+ # list of parameters.
+ #
+ # In addition, default connection parameters of libpq can be set per environment variables.
+ # See http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/static/libpq-envars.html .
class PostgreSQLAdapter < AbstractAdapter
class TableDefinition < ActiveRecord::ConnectionAdapters::TableDefinition
def xml(*args)
@@ -1200,7 +1206,7 @@ def prepare_statement(sql)
# Connects to a PostgreSQL server and sets up the adapter depending on the
# connected server's characteristics.
def connect
- @connection = PGconn.connect(*@connection_parameters)
+ @connection = PGconn.connect(@connection_parameters)
# Money type has a fixed precision of 10 in PostgreSQL 8.2 and below, and as of
# PostgreSQL 8.3 it has a fixed precision of 19. PostgreSQLColumn.extract_precision

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