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To answer the questions:
- definitely connecting to the same db in both cases
- that's my actual code in all salient points
- it works with the hashref
- it gets the right thing in $min
I'm on DBD version 1.48 but I can't figure out what version of the mysql driver it is. MySQL is 5.1.25-rc, and it's on OS X.
Unfortunately I need to be away from this machine for a while. Thanks for the help so far.
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