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Return value from function

I wanted to centralize connection to a MySQL database, so I created a
function that reads (eliminating extraneous)

function connectDB() {
$db = mysql_connect(-------);
return $db;

In my main routine I have

$db = connectDB();
----Database activity------

Problem: I get an error message at this point telling me that this isn't a
valid mysql reference. Why? I'm probably overlooking it, but I don't see a
limitation on the return value in the documentation.

Jul 17 '05 #1
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