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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: Re: "Database handle destroyed without explicit disconnect"
Date: Dec 8 1999 6:57PM

Hrvoje Niksic writes:
 > When I `die' from a script that uses DBD::Sybase, I get the following
 > message:
 > 
 >   Database handle destroyed without explicit disconnect
 >   ./deletedom.pl line 82,  chunk 1.
 > 
 > Is this a bug or a feature?  Shouldn't `die' properly deallocate all
 > objects, including calling their finalizer ($dbh->disconnect() in the
 > case of DBI)?
 > 
 > I know I can circumvent by explicitly calling $dbh->disconnect from
 > within $SIG{__DIE__}, but I wonder if it's supposed to work that way.
 > I don't see any utility from not disconnecting automatically.

Ask Tim Bunce (on the dbi-users mailing list).

He wrote the DBI module (which triggers the above message -
DBD::Sybase can't really intervene, or at least I don't think so)

Michael
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