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DBI driver name from database handle

by liz (Monsignor)
on Oct 20, 2003 at 14:42 UTC ( #300599=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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    package External;
    sub dbh { $External::dbh ||= DBI->connect( 'DBI:mysql:test','root','' 
    +) } #dbh
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    package Foo;
    sub new {
        bless {},__PACKAGE__.'::'.$driver;
    sub general { same for all database drivers }
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    package Foo::mysql;
    @ISA = qw(Foo);
    sub specific { stuff specific to MySQL }
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    $dbh->{Driver}{Name};  # gives "mysql"
    $dbh->get_info( 17 );  # gives "MySQL"

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