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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: Re: Issues w/ error detection using DBI and multiple statements
Date: Apr 2 2002 3:33PM
Michael Burstin writes:
> I am running into some issues with detecting errors when submitting
> multiple SQL statements to the dataserver using DBI/DBD::Sybase. Any
> help that anyone can give me is greatly appreciated. I am running
> this under Solaris 8, Sybase 12.5, perl 5.005_03 (Sun compiled perl
> which ships w/ Solaris 8), DBI 1.14 and DBD::Sybase .91.
> I am attempting to write a perl script which will parse out a SQL text
> file, which, for historical reasons, used to be fed into the database
> directly through isql. I can't modify the file format, so need to
> write a parser. Here is a sample file:
> EXEC sp_configure 'identity burning set factor', 50
> EXEC sp_configure 'number of devices', 100
> EXEC sp_configure 'number of locks', 100000
> EXEC sp_configure 'number of user connections', 1024
> EXEC sp_configure 'number of remote connections', 100
> EXEC sp_configure 'number of open objects', 10000
> EXEC sp_configure 'number of open indexes', 10000
> The problem that I am running into is that if one of the statements in
> the middle fails (in my case, the 'number of user connections'), I am
> not getting back a bad status.
What is the actual error string/number/severity that you get?
Also, have you tried upgrading to DBD::Sybase 0.94?
The issue seems familiar, but I don't remember if it was something
that got fixed in a "recent" version...
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