(no version information, might be only in CVS)
Memcache::pconnect -- Open memcached server persistent connection
( string host [, int port [, int timeout]] )
Memcache::pconnect() is similar to
Memcache::connect() with the difference, that
the connection it establishes is persistent.
This connection is not closed after the end of script execution and
by Memcache::close() function.
Also you can use memcache_pconnect() function.