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One more minor item to consider.

by htoug (Deacon)
on Jul 11, 2003 at 08:28 UTC ( #273285=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to SQL - Subroutine always returning true

Some databases return trailings blanks in fixed length string fields. This can cause 'eq' comparisons to fail.
To remove the blanks, set $dbh->{ChopBlanks}=1.

Yes, I know that this was not he problem here, but it doesn't hurt to remind people of the pitfalls given an opportunity.

/me leaving soapbox.


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