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use Getopt::Long; GetOptions("site=s" => \my $site) or die "Error in command line arguments\n"; defined $site or die "usage: $0 site_name\n"; my %site_map = ( site1 => { host => 'am.d.aog.com', db=>'site1', user=>'db_cad', pw= +>'Cad123' }, site2 => { host => 'am.d.aog.com', db=>'site2', user=>'db_cad', pw +=>'Cad123' }, ); my $dbh = dbconnect($site); print $dbh; sub dbconnect { my $s = shift; die "bad site $s" unless $site_map{$s}; my $dsn = "DBI:mysql:database=$site_map{$s}{db};host=$site_map{$s} +{host}"; my $dbh = DBI->connect($dsn, $site_map{$s}{'current'}{user}, $site +_map{$s}{'current'}{pw}) or die "ERROR: can't connect to database server site $s"; return $dbh; }
This is how i tried from your code.
i got the following error
usage: jan/bin/r.cgi site_name

In reply to Re^4: How to pass hash site variables into sql connection using perl? by finddata
in thread How to pass hash site variables into sql connection using perl? by finddata

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