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How do you get Perl::DBI to do a desc table_name?by kleinbiker7 (Sexton)
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kleinbiker7 has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
I want to be able to list the field names and their description (varchar, number, date, etc) using Perl DBI.
But I cant do it! Is there a way to do it?
This is what I am trying to do right now:
This is what I get:
Is there also a way in which I can get the field names in a SELECT clause? Is there a reserved word like, for example, if I wanted to search for all the tables in a DB, I would do "select table_name from all_tables"?