@st.cache_resource for imported function

Can @st.cache_resource work for a function defined in another module?

All the examples of @st.cache_resource I have seen use the form:

def connect_to_db():
# lots of code here to initialize and configure the database


Whereas what I really want to do is something like this:

import utils


Would this work? If not, is there another way to persistently cache β€˜client’?

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Found this approach, which seems to work so far:

import utils

client = st.cache_resource(utils.connect_to_db)

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