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#ifndef _DB_POOL_H
#define _DB_POOL_H  1

/** \ingroup DB_API 
 * @{ 

#include "db_drv.h"
#include "db_uri.h"
#include "../list.h"
#include <sys/types.h>

#ifdef __cplusplus
extern "C" {
#endif /* __cplusplus */

 * 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.
typedef struct db_pool_entry {
	db_drv_t drv_gen;  /* Generic part of the driver specific data */
	SLIST_ENTRY(db_pool_entry) next;
	db_uri_t* uri;     /* Pointer to the URI representing the connection */
	unsigned int ref;  /* Reference count */
} db_pool_entry_t;

int db_pool_entry_init(struct db_pool_entry *entry, void* free_func, db_uri_t* uri);
void db_pool_entry_free(struct db_pool_entry* entry);	

 * Search the pool for a connection with
 * the identifier equal to id, NULL is returned
 * when no connection is found
struct db_pool_entry* db_pool_get(db_uri_t* uri);

 * Insert a new connection into the pool
void db_pool_put(struct db_pool_entry* entry);

 * 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 db_pool_remove(struct db_pool_entry* entry);

#ifdef __cplusplus
#endif /* __cplusplus */

/** @} */

#endif /* _DB_POOL_H */