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From: "Worenklein, David, GCM" <worenkd at gcm dot com>
Subject: RE: DBlib errhandler does funny things if undef returned
Date: Feb 26 2004 4:50PM

Reminds me of a trading system I used to work on.  If you entered an
invalid date into the screen, it would pop up a box that said
"Segmentation Violation."  Our quality control people thought that was
not an intuitive message, and suggested "Invalid date" instead.

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-sybperl-l@peppler.org [mailto:owner-sybperl-l@peppler.org]
On Behalf Of Avis, Ed
Sent: Thursday, February 26, 2004 11:38 AM
To: Sybperl-L Mailing List
Subject: DBlib errhandler does funny things if undef returned

If you set up an error handler with Sybase::DBlib::seterrhandle(),
and your error handler returns undef, then you get a strange message
'Use of uninitialized value in subroutine entry'.  It would be better
to print a more obvious warning about an undef return value from the
handler.


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