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From: Gerd Knops <gerti at is dot com>
Subject: Re: Returned arrays
Date: Feb 5 1996 5:49PM
mpeppler@itf.CH (Michael Peppler) wrote:
> From: Gerd Knops
> > More specifically, code like
> > @tmp=$db->sql("select * from a"); print "$tmp\n";
> > suddenly prints
> > ARRAY(0xWhatever)
> > Does that ring a bell anywhere?
> The behaviour changed in version 2b3. sql() returns an array of references
> to arrays:
Both Shankar Kris and Michael Peppler answered, and my problem was solved.
BUT: Michael (probably inspired/bribed by Gisle) didn't follow the golden
rule number one in programming: If you change the functionality of a
method/subroutine, CHANGE THE NAME!!!
I have more than 100.000 lines of production code, that use the 'old ways'
of doing things. Sigh...