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From: scable at elmer dot tci dot com (Steve Cable)
Subject: Re: Passing a $dbh to a subroutine
Date: Sep 18 1997 4:07PM

Sal,
Yes, you can pass $dbh to a subroutine.
I do it all the time.
It works great.
STeve

> From owner-sybperl-l@trln.lib.unc.edu Thu Sep 18 09:50 MDT 1997
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>      Can this be done?  Right now in a majority of my applications I write 
>      subs to carry out inserts, updates, selects, etc..  Each one of these 
>      subs opens/keeps its own $dbh that is closed automatically when the 
>      sub exits.  In order to avoid the overhead of opening/closing the 
>      connection and re-specifying the connection params each time, can I 
>      just pass the $dbh to the sub and access it that way?
>      
>      TIA,
>      
>      Sal
>      
> 
>