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I'm pretty stumped. I'm pulling from a MySQL database using DBI, however I'm getting junk when I dump it to an array. Here's the code:

my $dbh = DBI->connect("DBI:mysql:$db_name1:$db_host1:$db_port1","$db_ +user1","$db_pw1", {RaiseError => 1, PrintError => 0, mysql_enable_utf +8 => 1, ChopBlanks =>0}); $log->debug("Running SQL Select statement: $sqlselect" . "\n"); my $RowSet = $dbh->selectall_arrayref("SELECT * FROM CollectionDB.ISI +S WHERE SourceID = '$PassedSource' ORDER BY ObjectKey DESC");

Now, after that I set each element of the array to a set of strings, then run data_string_desc on them. This is the result:

artTitle is ?????? ?? ??? ???? ???? ???? Encoding test on Title results: UTF8 off, ASCII, 28 characters 28 byte +s

I'm not sure how, even with UTF-8 enabled while DBI is connecting to the DB and UTF-8 set for every configuration on the database itself, the string is still appearing as ASCII. I need the UTF-8 because a majority of the data I'm bringing in is multibit (Chinese, Arabic, etc..)

Thanks in advance for any insight you can provide!

In reply to Encoding issue from DBI to string by ev0lution

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