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And what does your query produce when run straight against the database with an SQL command prompt?

How many records are there in the database that begin with '$name'? Does fetchrow_array return false? (If so, your resultset is zero rows.)

Also, I'm quite confused by the query. Do you have fields that are named $$$? (Double quotes are meant to quote table and field names in the SQL dialects I'm familiar with.)

Perhaps you mean:

my $sql = sprintf("... where CustomField = ? and Name like %s", $dbh-> +quote($name . '%')); $agent1 = $dbh->prepare($sql) || die $DBI::errstr; $Agent1->execute(291) || die $DBI::errstr ; ( $phone_no,$mail )= $Agent1->fetchrow_array or die "no results :(";

May I recommend you put RaiseError into your connection string? Less explicit dying.


In reply to Re: DBI Substring index query and passing value by Anonymous Monk
in thread DBI Substring index query and passing value by SriniK

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