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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: @res?
Date: May 19 1999 5:22PM

Louis Proyect writes:
 > I am using the new version of sql.pl which does not print the value of @res
 > after &sql is called. However, if I print @res in sql.pl, it appears okay.
 > What's the problem? (I haven't had the time to bone up on Perl 5, but I
 > have a feeling that this has nothing to do with which version I am using.)

 > 
 > ======================
 > #!/usr/local/bin/perl
 > use Sybase::DBlib;
 > require "sql.pl";
 > $dbh = Sybase::DBlib->dblogin("xxx", "yyyy", "zzz");
 > &sql($dbh, 'sp_helpdb');
 > print @res;

You're printing @res, but you never assign to it.

You probably want:

@res = &sql($dbh, 'sp_help');
print @res;

That said, you should probably use

	$dbh->sql(...);

instead. The return value is a little different, but you should be
able to use it a lot better.

Michael
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