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Selecting date using DBIx::Class and InflateColumn

by nybble_1 (Novice)
on Jul 11, 2008 at 19:21 UTC ( #697061=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
nybble_1 has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

I beseech you to right my wrongs!

I am unable retrieve a row using DBIx::Class when specifying the datatype as 'datetime' to use with InflateColumns. The SQL that is generated gives me an error: "You have an error in your SQL syntax;" ... blah blah blah; the key error in the SQL is the datatype hash below:
SELECT, me.token, me.old_invoice,, me.=>, me.{data_type, + me.'datetime'} FROM invoices me ...
I am able to save date data flawlessly; I am also able to retrieve data from this field when I remove the datetime datatype from my column declaration. My Class is:
package SEM::Main::Invoices; use base qw/DBIx::Class/; __PACKAGE__->load_components(qw/PK::Auto InflateColumn::DateTime C +ore/); __PACKAGE__->table('invoices'); __PACKAGE__->add_columns(qw/id token old_invoice date => {data_type => 'datetime'} /); __PACKAGE__->set_primary_key('id'); 1;
My code retrieving the result set is:
my $rowI = $schema->resultset("Invoices")->search({token=>$sTarget +})->first;
Any thoughts would be welcome;

TIA to those Monks of the digital cloth.


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Re: Selecting date using DBIx::Class and InflateColumn
by friedo (Prior) on Jul 11, 2008 at 20:20 UTC

    The problem is that you're using qw in the list that you're passing to add_columns. What you're actually passing is the list ( 'id', 'token', 'old_invoice', 'date', '=>', '{data_type', '=>', \'datetime\'}' )

    In order to pass a list of column-name => hashref pairs, you'll need to write it like this:

    __PACKAGE__->add_columns(id => { }, token => { }, old_invoice => { }, date => {data_type => 'datetime'} );

    Alternatively, you can pass a list of the plain column names (no hashrefs) and specify the date column type later:

    __PACKAGE__->add_columns(qw/id token old_invoice/); __PACKAGE__->add_columns(date => {data_type => 'datetime'});

    Update: Fixed typos

      That was it

      Thanks Friendo

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