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Re: SQL and Placeholders

by Abigail-II (Bishop)
on Mar 16, 2003 at 00:05 UTC ( #243376=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to SQL and Placeholders

Did you turn tracing on and saw how DBI deals with your method calls, and what's exactly send to the database?


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Re: Re: SQL and Placeholders
by digger (Friar) on Mar 16, 2003 at 02:13 UTC
    I did a trace as you suggested. I must admit my ignorance of this, but simple perusing of the DBI docs showed me how. I found that a typo in my template was causing additional info to be put into the hidden field. It wasn't showing up when I did a simple print of the value because the extra info was valid html. I must admit, I didn't peek at the html source until I saw the trace. When I saw what showed up in the trace, I was able to fix the problem and everything worked as expected.

    Thanks for all of your responses. Every time I ask a question, I end up learning many new and valuable things. That is one of the reasons I persevere in learning more about perl.

    I will be curling up with the DBI perldoc and probably buying a copy of Programming the Perl DBI from O'Reilly next week as I dig deeper into DB programming with perl.

    Again, thanks to all,
      I own and that book and can give it a really great recomendation. Lots of useful info laid out very nice

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