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AFAIK, you can't use a placeholder with a SQL like statement. A coworker says you can. Can anyone confirm or deny it?

$query = 'select name from my_table where name like ?%'; my $sth = $dbh->prepare($query); $sth->execute('Jo');

Basically he is convinced that you can. Nothing I've shown him has convinced him otherwise. Hopefully some prince or princess of the Perl Monks can break this stalemate

UPDATE:

poj pointed out that I was incorrect. The percent sign belongs in the execute() not the prepare query.

Jason L. Froebe

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