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Re: How to use undef in DBI sql query result collection

by rdfield (Priest)
on Feb 17, 2005 at 14:36 UTC ( #431955=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to How to use undef in DBI sql query result collection

You're missing a my:

while (my @data = $sty->fetchrow_array()) {


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Re^2: How to use undef in DBI sql query result collection
by dragonchild (Archbishop) on Feb 17, 2005 at 14:41 UTC
    You're missing a my:

    How do you know? Snippets were shown, not necessarily running code. Maybe @data is scoped higher than the while-loop for other reasons. Maybe strict isn't being used in this code for various reasons. (Did you know that CGI doesn't use strict?) There are a ton of completely legitimate reasons why a my may have been left out. Commenting upon it without actually helping out the OP is a complete waste of my time, for having to read your reply.

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