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From: Java G <guy at vi dot net>
Subject: Re: Passing a $dbh to a subroutine
Date: Sep 18 1997 4:09PM

salvatore.sferrazza@ny.ubs.com wrote:

>      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

   by default, perl variables are global, do there's no
need to pass anything.

G