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Are you really trying to capture the return value of $sth->fetchrow_array() in a scalar? Your comments imply that you're seeing data on STDOUT from the first print $fetchdata;, but I don't see how it could be the data you wanted. The DBI docs suggest:

while ( @row = $sth->fetchrow_array ) { print "@row\n"; }

That said, it seems to me that you'd likely run into trouble if the return value were ever an empty string ("") or something else that evaluates to FALSE.


In reply to Re^2: appending data to a file by papidave
in thread appending data to a file by sudeep

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