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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: Re: Sybase text columns with DBD/DBI?
Date: Jan 26 2000 5:44PM

sue corwin writes:
 > 
 > I've got the following simple INSERT STATEMENT that I pass to a prepare
 > and then execute statement...
 > 
 > INSERT INTO table1 ( col1, col2, col3,
 > col4, col5 ) VALUES ( 836 ,2 ,'TEST of TEXT FIELD' ,1 ,'just a test...'
 > )
 > 
 > where col3 is declared as TEXT field on the table, table1.
 > 
 > It works if I run it in ISQL, but not in the Perl script using DBI and
 > Sybase DBD.  I'm using DBI version 1.13 and Sybase DBD 0.19.  Any ideas?


Hmmm... I just tried this with my copy, and it seems to work fine:

#!/usr/bin/perl -w

use DBI;
#DBI->trace(3);

my $dbh = DBI->connect('dbi:Sybase:server=troll;database=testdb', 'sa', '');

my $sth = $dbh->prepare(qq{
INSERT INTO table1 ( col1, col2, col3,
col4, col5 ) VALUES ( 836 ,2 ,'TEST of TEXT FIELD' ,1 ,'just a test...')
});

$sth->execute;

Are you doing something different?

Michael
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