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#ifndef _DB_POOL_H
#define _DB_POOL_H

#include "db_id.h"
#include "db_con.h"

 * This is a stub that contains all attributes
 * that pool members must have, it is not really
 * used, real connection structures are created
 * by database backends. All such structures (
 * created by the backends) must have these
 * attributes.
struct pool_con {
	struct db_id* id;        /* Connection identifier */
	unsigned int ref;        /* Reference count */
	struct pool_con* next;   /* Next element in the pool */

 * Search the pool for a connection with
 * the identifier equal to id, NULL is returned
 * when no connection is found
struct pool_con* pool_get(struct db_id* id);

 * Insert a new connection into the pool
void pool_insert(struct pool_con* con);

 * Release connection from the pool, the function
 * would return 1 when if the connection is not
 * referenced anymore and thus can be closed and
 * deleted by the backend. The function returns
 * 0 if the connection should still be kept open
 * because some other module is still using it.
 * The function returns -1 if the connection is
 * not in the pool.
int pool_remove(struct pool_con* con);

#endif /* _POOL_H */