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I haven't checked your code but 'execute' will always return a true value if it run successfully regardless if it actually updated,in this case, or not.

Most drivers will return '0E0' , and mysql's in particular, when the statement runs without errors but has updated 0 rows

so it's best to use :
if ($rv eq '0E0')

In reply to Re: Mystified by why my UPDATE statement is not reflected in my database display by nikosv
in thread Mystified by why my UPDATE statement is not reflected in my database display by OfficeLinebacker

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