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Re: display database records at the console

by samarzone (Pilgrim)
on Dec 30, 2010 at 15:32 UTC ( #879817=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to display database records at the console

Why bother? Just use mysql client with -e option

If you are desperate to do it in Perl just for displaying record on console you can use system or backticks (``) with mysql client and -e option as a shell command

Even if you want to do it through DBI you need not write a separate format for each query. You can loop over column names for header row. Column names can be found through $sth->{NAME} . I hope you very well know how to get the field values from the record-set returned.

- Samar

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Re^2: display database records at the console
by Anonymous Monk on Dec 30, 2010 at 17:49 UTC
    thanks for both comments

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