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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: finding out no. of records returned
Date: Apr 12 1999 8:31PM
Adam Witney writes:
> previously i used perl to interact with a Sybase ASA v6.0 server through
> ODBC, i could print the number of records returned by a SELECT statement
> using the line
> print $sth->rows;
> i have now switched to ASE 126.96.36.199 for linux and am using DBD-Sybase and
> DBI, however the above line now always returns -1. Does this line not
> function with the DBI and DBD-Sybase, and if so is there a simple
DBD::Sybase doesn't know how many rows were returned until all the
rows have been processed.
If it still prints -1 after you've fetched all the rows then you've
uncovered a bug...
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