Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks vroom
Think about Loose Coupling
 
PerlMonks  

Re: Quick DBI Fail Question

by jZed (Prior)
on Nov 07, 2007 at 23:40 UTC ( #649595=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Quick DBI Fail Question

> my $emps = $dbh->fetch_rowarray( "Insert into...." );
There are at least five major errors in that short snippet. Use $dbh->do("INSERT INTO ...");

The best way to get DBI to produce errors is to set $dbh->{RaiseError} = 1 in your connection. Then any errors will cause your program to die with error messages. If you want to see the messages in a browser, you'll need to use something along the lines of Carp qw(fatalsToBrowser).

update The errors: 1) The method name is fetchrow_array, not fetch_rowarray 2) It is a statement handle method, not a database handle method 3) It is for fetching data from SELECT statements, not for INSERT 4) it doesn't accept SQL as a parameter. 5) It returns an array (go figure), not a scalar.


Comment on Re: Quick DBI Fail Question

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://649595]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others imbibing at the Monastery: (10)
As of 2014-04-17 18:53 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    April first is:







    Results (453 votes), past polls